Tamsyn Muir’s Gideon the Ninth is not only my favorite book of 2020 so far, it has also become one of my favorite books ever. Since Harrow the Ninth, the sequel to Gideon, is coming out this month, I’ve been trawling the Web for news, interviews, AMAs, and anything else I can find about the […]
I recently discovered several resources for learning foreign languages through Hindi, which I found intriguing. Some of these resources are decades old, others are from the Internet age. Mandarin: https://avtans.com/2020/07/04/learning-chinese-through-hindi/ Japanese: https://www.nhk.or.jp/lesson/hindi/ Russian 1: https://ia801603.us.archive.org/13/items/in.ernet.dli.2015.482818/2015.482818.Roosii-Praambhik.pdf Russian 2: https://ia801602.us.archive.org/15/items/in.ernet.dli.2015.482819/2015.482819.Roosii-Praambhik.pdf
https://www.newyorker.com/books/page-turner/the-erasure-of-islam-from-the-poetry-of-rumi Discussion on Twitter: https://twitter.com/PersianPoetics/status/1261745279860080641
https://www.reddit.com/r/books/comments/d52ok2/im_gideon_the_ninth_debut_author_tamsyn_muir_and/ (partial archive)
Everything I’ve built with Rust so far has been tiny in both scope and size, so writing out my error handling code by hand hasn’t been much of a hassle. However, I’ve been meaning to look into some of the popular error handling crates so I don’t have to write a ton of boilerplate every […]
im is a library that implements immutable data structures for Rust. It works with serde so you can make your data persistent. Consider pairing this with Druid.
Yes, I’m on a CGP Grey binge today.
In the vast desolation of the modern Web — now controlled entirely by billionaires, venture capitalists, and media conglomerates — there still exist a few noble souls who are keeping alive the spirit of the weird, creative, and human Web of the late nineties and early noughties. No maps will lead you to the Old […]
The Dhahan Prize celebrates Punjabi language and literature by awarding a yearly prize for excellence in Punjabi Fiction. https://dhahanprize.com