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Just updated my Fedora this morning. New desktop background time. As always, browsed through the albums of +Hendrik Ebber.
 
"You! Yes, you!"

he tried so hard to get my attention...
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+Hendrik Ebber Absolute cliffhanger last Saturday, Lions going down by a single point! Taking it to the wire, one hell of a match.
 
How about this mark from Elliot Yeo!

Could it be a chance to win Mark of the Year?
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Happy Winter capsicum stack!
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Give this a whack for some philosophical reflection on a Sunday.
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So it was time to upgrade my Fedora 17 box, only it seems you can't upgrade to the latest Fedora (using the appropriately-named FedUp!) unless you do a full re-install. Ugh.

This is the third time I've had to re-install to upgrade Fedora, so I took the opportunity to part ways altogether and get back to something with a gentler, more sedate upgrade cycle. Back to Debian, man it's like getting the old band back together.

So new desktop means new desktop background and as usual, +Hendrik Ebber comes through with the goods. #fedora-fail #what-is-this-the-90s? #wisdom-of-the-elders
 
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Our new programming language, Pyret, is getting some interesting discussion over at HackerNews.

Edit:  Note that the title is misleading.  +Daniel Patterson  and I did not create Racket, but we did create Pyret.
I took CS019 with Shriram a few years back and immediately guessed the authors based on paradigms like making testing a natural part of the language and the encouragement to use annotations. In the class, we were taught a design process for Racket that will work very well for Pyret: ...
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Chrimbo homebrew is away! Honey ginger beer.
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Bitcoin has a (non-Turing-complete) Forth-like scripting language! Impressed before, moreso now.
Bitcoin uses a scripting system for transactions. Forth-like, Script is simple, stack-based, and processed from left to right. It is purposefully not Turing-complete, with no loops. A script is essentially a list of instructions recorded with each transaction that describe how the next person ...
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OpenBravo-3.0MP23 built on FC17. Note the module dependencies.
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Backbone.js reaches 1.0. Before I even heard of this, I wrote a similar 'framework' called 'Atlas', named after the first vertebrae at the top of the spine. Then I threw that away and wrote a second one, 'Axis'. Then I threw that away, hoping I wasn't going to run out of vertebrae names before I got it right, and looked around and found Backbone so similar to my two earlier efforts, I've been using it ever since. It's great.
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