bookmarks for September 5th, 2008 through September 12th, 2008

  • Bolus of nonsense | New Humanist – “Why not heat the water for one’s coffee and shower by dancing in a circle or sacrificing a virgin?”
  • Clojure » state – A great article on the design behind Clojure’s approach to identity and state.
  • Moose analysis technology: Code City – CodeCity is written by Richard Wettel and is an integrated environment for software analysis, in which software systems are visualized as interactive, navigable 3D cities. bookmarks for September 2nd, 2008 through September 3rd, 2008 bookmarks for August 22nd, 2008

  • Pierre-Luc Beaudoin » libchamplain – Libchamplain is a C library aimed to provide a Gtk+ widget to display rasterized maps.
  • The State of the Language: An Interview with Bjarne Stroustrup – “rvalue references are very much a “technical extension” meant to be invisible to 99.9 percent of programmers. Their main effect will be some speedup in the implementation of common containers (e.g. vector) and algorithms” That would be true if C++ programmers used some common containers and facilities, but as every C++ project has at least 3 string classes and 3 non-stl containers, rvalue references will show up a lot more than expected.
    Also, they’ll create huge amounts of macho code points for all those C++ programmers who have already mastered the wonderful, useless world of compile-time template meta-programming!
  • EDN Access–09.01.97 Going toastal – “With a computer, our customers can load the bread the night before, program a finish time, and get a perfect slice of toast when they awaken.” bookmarks for August 19th, 2008 through August 20th, 2008 bookmarks for August 8th, 2008 through August 18th, 2008 bookmarks for August 4th, 2008 through August 5th, 2008

  • Religions are hobbies – “This page proposes roles and rules for religions in society to allow us all to coexist without conflict.
    Hobbies can coexist. Religious practices are hobbies.”
  • The Dada Engine – “The Dada Engine is a system for generating random text from grammars.”
  • Introduction – Libfirm – “libFirm is a C library implementing the Firm low-level intermediate representation. Firm is used to represent computer programs in a computer program in order to analyse and transform it.” bookmarks for July 29th, 2008 through July 31st, 2008 bookmarks for July 24th, 2008 through July 28th, 2008