People who think science and religion are at odds with each other understand neither. https://aeon.co/ideas/why-religion-is-not-going-away-and-science-will-not-destroy-it
Kevin Kelly of Wired has advice for the young ‘uns. https://kk.org/thetechnium/68-bits-of-unsolicited-advice/
Aatish Taseer writes: By the time I was an adult, the urban elites and the “heart of the nation” had lost the means to communicate. The elites lived in a state of gated comfort, oblivious to the hard realities of Indian life—poverty and unemployment, of course, but also urban ruin and environmental degradation. The schools […]
https://deterministic.space/secret-life-of-cows.html TIL that you can use Rust’s Cow for representing a type that can either be borrowed or owned. This can be useful when you want to, for example, return either a static string (&’static str) or a dynamically generated owned string (String) from a function.
Anthony Shaw wrote a detailed guide to the CPython codebase over at RealPython: https://realpython.com/cpython-source-code-guide/
Turns out people are still building new things for the Nintendo GameBoy: https://github.com/gbdev/awesome-gbdev
Years ago, when going outside was legal and I still believed in Pitchfork scores, I started a music blog with a couple of friends. We eventually shut it down because reasons, but thankfully The Wayback Machine managed to capture a few snapshots. Here it is in all its glory, minus the CSS and media.
While reading Crafting Interpreters, I learned about something called the expression problem. It’s a problem I’ve run into countless times, especially in larger projects, but I never knew it had an actual name. As usual, Eli Bendersky has an in-depth article about the problem and its solution in C++ and Clojure. After reading Eli’s article, […]
From Lobsters: Say something nice about a programming language you dislike From Lobsters: Say something you dislike about a programming language you love From Lobsters: What are some niche features you’d like to see in more languages? From /r/ProgrammingLanguages: What are some niche features you’d like to see in more languages? From /r/programming: What are […]