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If you haven't looked at CIDER for a while, the shiny, new docs have much broader coverage of features and, as well, do a better job of introducing the environment to new users
CIDER is the Clojure(Script) Interactive Development Environment that Rocks! CIDER extends Emacs with support for interactive programming in Clojure. The features are centered around cider-mode , an Emacs minor-mode that complements clojure-mode. While clojure-mode supports editing Clojure ...
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My first open-source #clojure library recently hit 10,000 downloads on clojars. Pretty exciting!

Looking back, there are always things you feel like you'd implement differently, but I'm glad if this has turned out to be useful to some folks. 🤓
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Cool... ;)
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The most disturbing thing about these charts is that apparently I pace back and forth in my office up to 12+ miles per day as I'm programming.

Only slightly less disturbing was that I didn't even realize my iPhone was tracking this...


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As I have a git server at 2 meter of my bed, I better understand my oblomovism :D
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I recently got an email of a friend of a friend looking for Clojure opportunities. I asked around on Twitter to find out who's currently hiring, and got a lot of responses. If you were thinking of making the jump to doing Clojure professionally there...
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Came across these wool sneakers from New Zealand -- anyone tried them? 
The Wool Runners by Allbirds --- turns out superfine merino makes the most comfy shoes.
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I was worried by all of the negative articles about the x-files reboot, but, having watched the first episode (the one they seem to like the least) I'm really pleasantly surprised. I rated The X-Files (2016– ) 9/10 #IMDb #tv
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Both first 2 are killer episodes. 
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Coast to Coast AM is a radio show / podcast that's been a guilty pleasure of mine when walking my dog in the early AM hours. So, I recently subscribed as a "coast insider" to receive the commercial free podcast on my iPad. It's somewhat expensive actually, but it is also very nicely curated, well-produced material. +Mark Derricutt -- is there any chance of an +Illegal Argument ' CoastToCoast podcast crossover? That would be epic.


👽 +Lisa Willis
Coast to Coast AM - UFOs, strange occurrences, life after death and other unexplained phenomena. Overnight talk radio with daytime ratings.
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I'd have to find some choice Alan Rickman samples to use as tribute :)
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I just wanted to pass this along. I've had a Mac mini server colocated with these guys for a few years now, and the service is really quite good. I also use EC2 and linode KVM hosts for various purposes, but there are a number of advantages to this service. First, you get a real Mac GUI "desktop" in the cloud. You also get your own private hardware. And, if you look at the cost, for $69 a month you get quad core with 16GB ram, which is considerably less expensive than a comparable 8GB Linode ($80/month).

Sorry if this is spam -- I don't have any relationship with macminicolo other than as a satisfied customer.

We now return you to your regularly scheduled cat gifs.
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iPad -> parallels access -> hosted Mac mini server -> Linux VM -> Ivory Emulator -> Genera...

Hey I have a LispMachine App 💡:)
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Hahaha, nice. It's insane what you can do today with technology and some imagination. Everything seems limitless except, well, time.
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So, I happened upon the only apple pencil in 5 states last week. I'm not an artist, but I do have an iPad surgically attached to my left arm, so I wanted to give it a try. Especially at regular retail price, not the ridiculous gouging that's happening on eBay and Amazon.

In the first week, the only use I found for apple pencil was pausing movies without smudging the screen. I wasn't really expecting it to be the end-all -- after all I'm a developer not a sketch artist -- but really no use whatsoever.

However, on Friday Microsoft updated the office 2016 suite to fully support apple pencil throughout. In particular, OneNote is an app that I couldn't put down all weekend. It seems like curating a digital notebook turns out to be a really natural and tremendously useful use-case for a tablet device. Since, for me at least, scribbling on scraps of paper is what seems like my natural default mode of work, the idea of a managed, curated digital notebook has a great deal of promise.

I gotta say, though, I have huge misgivings about allowing myself to rely on a Microsoft product, even if it does seem so clearly superior to any alternatives.
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Best tool for the job is good practice, but I certainly understand your position ☺
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