There are two novels that can change a bookish fourteen-year old's life: The Lord of the Rings and Atlas Shrugged. One is a childish fantasy that often engenders a lifelong obsession with its unbelievable heroes, leading to an emotionally stunted, socially crippled adulthood, unable to deal with the real world. The other, of course, involves Orcs. -John Rogers Two Novels that can change your life...
17 November 2012
Since I'm off to San Diego soon, might take an evening or morning walk.
Squeak/Smalltalk/Pharo all on Android
Maybe time to come back to Squeak (in the form of Pharo) to run on Android. I've had a dream since pre-Palm days to have a portable Smalltalk system. Well, portable any programming system but Smalltalk always struck me as the right solution for a portable system. Yes, of course, Alan Kay was ahead on this.
SqueakVM on Android
Some discussion about Squeak on Android
Cog VM on Android announcement
Page for Cog VM on Android. Cogdroid is a key search term.
12 November 2012
I am always really turned on by databases until the exact instant when I actually have to work with them. None the less..
RethinkDB looks quite interesting.
I think one of my big interests has always been distribution and global locking protocols, and, well, that's not what most databases do very well. Here, take this spiked stick and start beating yourself. Feel good? Then you'll love doing distributed databases...
I need this later. What Sandy is teaching NYC that 9/11 did not.
07 November 2012
Intel OpenCL SDK
Let's make TCP Faster
VPSes - Wild West.
Iceburgs in the Cloud
MIT's advanced data structure Course
Coding tricks of game developers
I linked to Storm before, but, it's gotten more interesting...
Welcome to the Jungle. About single threaded vs multi-threaded.
Chuck Moore keeping it simple.
How target figures out you are Pregnant
Data mining in the stock Market
02 November 2012
Catching up on the load of links I've sent to my inbox. Since January. Just a bit behind.
Always liked plan9, so, in that honor a link dump of Inferno links.
Inferno at work
Inferno IE plugin
Inferno on Wikipedia
Inferno at debu.gs
Inferno and Plan 9
AMD developer Guides
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