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Nifty.

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+Robin Green put it well: "!!!".

Every now and then my brain screams "the video has been doctored!", but I think my greymatter is just choking on the kinetics. Awesome. I hoping this is an international competition soon.
Christophe Hamel jumps on a trampoline.

It's a bit like saying "NASA sets off big firework." This is astonishing stuff. See here for a physicist (an astronomer by training) scratching her head over what he does: http://blogs.discovermagazine.com/cosmicvariance/2012/12/17/does-this-trampoline-violate-the-laws-of-physics/

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I'm enjoying this article. Found a fun trivium for constructivists:

«Among the Wakashan Indians of the Pacific Northwest, a grammatically correct sentence can’t be formed without providing what linguists refer to as “evidentiality,” inflecting the verb to indicate whether you are speaking from direct experience, inference, conjecture, or hearsay.»

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I do love my keyboard — can't stand virtual ones. #pomoluddite?
Wife asks, "Hand me something I can send an email from"

/me looks sorts through pile of 7 devices - kindles, phones and tablets - to find the laptop, with a real keyboard, buried at the bottom. 

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I'm sharing this here because this GHC file's Notes make up the only documentation for ForceSpecConstr that I could casually find!

Perhaps this is intentional; Is it "not supposed" to be used?

It seems effective, though, for writers of optimized libraries. Is there a shortlist of preferable alternatives?
I just used ForceSpecConstr for the first time and to great effect. So: level up, I suppose.

Also, I agree with the comment (by Roman Leshchinskiy regarding his own work, I think): "This is all quite ugly; we ought to come up with a better design."

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I just used ForceSpecConstr for the first time and to great effect. So: level up, I suppose.

Also, I agree with the comment (by Roman Leshchinskiy regarding his own work, I think): "This is all quite ugly; we ought to come up with a better design."

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Great message.

This nice talk from Girba reminds me of the first set of slides that blew my mind. I was able to track them down.

http://sdg.csail.mit.edu/pubs/2007/ase07-rayside-mendel-talk.pdf

I walked up and said so after your presentation, but I'll say it again: Great stuff, +Derek Rayside and Lucy Mendel!

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I've never seen criterion crash before. Error message: "thread blocked indefinitely in an MVar operation"

Via some nice google results, it seems that this is the core problem and that everyone is aware of it.

https://github.com/simonmar/monad-par/issues/23

Just FYI.
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