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rule of parsimony

Write a big program only when it is clear by demonstration that nothing else will do.

webring.xxiivv.com/wiki.html#u

Interesting video on why functional programming isn't the norm by Richard Feldman

youtube.com/watch?v=QyJZzq0v7Z

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We gave a talk at XOXO about living and working off the grid, and trying to apply concepts of to our everyday life.
youtube.com/watch?v=BW32yUEymv

If you're at all into Scala, take a look at Metals (A language server for Scala). I've had the privilege to work on it lately, and I love the idea behind the language server protocol (microsoft.github.io/language-s). It's also been cool to work on something I didn't think I had the skills understand.

github.com/scalameta/metals

Close up of Portrait of Virginio Cesarini - Van Dyck

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I'm trying to consolidate all the recurring questions in a sort of FAQ on XXIIVV.

If you have simple generic questions you've always wanted to ask me, and that you think others might also be interested to know, now's a good time :)

wiki.xxiivv.com/#faqs

Hugo Simberg (1873-1917) - Kuolema Kuuntelee (Death Listens)

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“To the right and left, as far as the eye could reach, there lay outstretched, like ramparts of the world, lines of horridly black and beetling cliff, whose character of gloom was but the more forcibly illustrated by the surf which reared high up against its white and ghastly crest, howling and shrieking forever."

-Edgar Allan Poe, A Descent into the Maelström

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Hi and thanks for having me!

I'm Tomasz, media tech student from Warsaw. Having realized world of academia is not exactly my world, i'm trying to experiment with various art disciplines in my spare time! I mostly dabble in illustration work, choir singing, languages (mostly japanese these days) and folklore research.

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Starts porting more notes over to ndtl....

Thinks about how nice auto-formatting and syntax highlighting would be....

Stops porting notes and starts learning how to make a vim plugin...

Having some troubles with stuff related to Future[Option[T]] today. I know there is a good solution for what I'm trying to do here...

codeshare.io/adgkdg

Help me Obi-Wan Kenobi

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Tweaking the Hallway to death, I'm now trying to build myself a stats page. It's not very useful yet since I'm most often randomly poking at some JS dark magic that keeps eluding me me, but I'm slowly getting the hang of it, and learning a lot. Big props to @neauoire, @ckipp and all contributors for releasing such a cool program.

Not to mention iterating on a tool I actually use is pure joy. I might even start to like JS.

Instead of a card, I got my nephew a birthday website.

The plan is to slowly turn the birthday website into a small message board for the two of us.

Really excited to work on this little project.

He Has Left Us Alone but Shafts of Light Sometimes Grace the Corner of Our Rooms...

Silver Mt. Zion

I have not listened to an album in quite some time that has resonated with me so strongly as this. It's instantly moved up into one of my favorite albums.

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