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Once you hear the Wilhelm Scream, you hear it all over the place.
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I'm here because Reddit is showing the Ow! page.
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Every once in a while I drag out some stack-based programming language, such as Forth. For some reason, there’s a soft spot in my heart for stack languages. The latest one I’ve been experimenting with is Factor. My first words in Factor: square ( x —…
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I have a Forth tool installed on my laptop for when I get bored on travel.  It's fun to play with.  But I just can't shake the vibe that Forth is more of a cult than a ready-for-business programming environment.

That said, the Delta Forth .NET runtime looks interesting :) 
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There are 10 kinds of people in the world: programmers who tell the "those who know binary" joke at every opportunity that presents itself, and everyone else.
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It was funny the first 101 times you told it, but not anymore!
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Let's say for a moment that the sign language interpreter at Mandela's memorial was real. What sign language would he or she be translating into?

South African Sign Language? British Sign Language? Korean Sign Language? Kenyan Sign Language? Peruvian Sign Language? There isn't just one universal sign language.

It doesn't make sense to have only one interpreter on stage for such a large, international event.
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Linux-in-Javascript emulators are very interesting to me. These are stripped-down Linux systems (usually running busybox) running atop a virtual CPU whose emulation engine is written in JavaScript. It started with the groundbreaking JavaScript PC Emulator…
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The Problem Convert a 12-variable Boolean expression in disjunctive normal form (DNF) to conjunctive normal form (CNF) so that generating the truth table is NP-hard.  Resulting CNF expression will be used in a student assignment. Convert DNF to CNF is…
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Bonus homework problem: Convert a 12-variable Boolean expression in disjunctive normal form (DNF) to conjunctive normal form (CNF) so that generating the truth table is NP-hard.

(Then you just use it next term!)

Being a teacher is easy, man.
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Hey Barry! How are you? Trying to connect with you via email, but not being able to find it. Hope everything is going well! 
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This is pretty damn cool. Perhaps not directly Arduino related, but there's got to be something similar inside controlling it.
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Where can I get one ?
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According to this Coursera poll question, approximately 15% of its users are teachers and about 9%… http://wp.me/s48zwo-123

According to this Coursera poll question, approximately 15% of its users are teachers and about 9% teach at the college/university level. I enroll in MOOCs primarily to see what the state of the art is and to pick up ideas I can use in my own teaching. We…
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