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I'm idly browsing through my 5yo's drawing notebook when I spot something interesting.

"Kiddo, what were you analyzing here?"
"Oh, just copied this from one of your books"

And then she brought the book: "Gödel, Escher, Bach". There is hope (even though I don't particularly like the book).
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I don't like the book either but I like your kid's book!

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awesome! thanks much for the link!


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wow, the GG1 is pretty indeed!

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To my children: best explanation in the last 30 years why I love what I do.

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Suppose you need a C++ program to calculate the distance between two points.
Suppose you need a C++ program to calculate the distance between two points. You might define a struct: struct mypoint { double x, y; };. and a function, containing the algorithm: double distance(mypoint const& a, mypoint const& b) { double dx = a.x - b.x; double dy = a.y - b.y; return sqrt(dx ...
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I thought it was a parody at first :/

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Mickens is my new $DEITY.

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One of Ron's old talks is making the rounds again: 

https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=8649534
I up-voted this in "new" in the hopes of an interesting debate from smarter people than me about why Plan 9 didn't succeed or what would it take for a new OS to break the status quo. But 2 hours in, 0 comments. Is there really nothing to say anymore about this? Okay. here's a question: how would ...
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John, slap some sugar-coated naming onto it and I'm sure it will take off again.  Maybe a 'Candy Corn' release, so all the children of the corn come out and play with their hot new gadgets.

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rare but wonderful to see:
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acme reinvented. it's right about time for the concept to reappear too. mean-time-between reinvention in compsci is still less than 15 years.
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+StelarCF We would be using timber wheels or stone wheels instead of Bridgestone ones if others applied this rule.

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