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it's implemented by specifying new abbreviations for
- infix expressions: {a + b} => (+ a b)
- modern expressions: f(x) => (f x)
- sweet expressions: deduce parentheses from indentation

sourceforge.net/p/readable/wik

Sweet-Expressions, or the Readable Lisp S-Expression Project, looks like a pretty good solution to the parentheses problem. it adds readability to Lisp's syntax while keeping it generic and homoiconic

readable.sourceforge.io/

I don't what you call this reverse-nerd-shame, but I've never really read manga at all. I know. Aghast.

hit me with your recommendations pls

Now it's much cleaner. Arachne's little hearts are beating.

💓

I'm going to try to post more art here instead of just twitter. This place is smaller but I love yall

An afternoon sculpt doodle from the other weekend.

consider runtime dependencies as part of your app. if your program is 1 MB but in order to use it you first have to install a 50 MB language-runtime and 200 MB of libraries, then your app weighs effectively 251 MB.
just something to be aware of

Glucose by Jerone Braxton is an inspiration.

The style is self-taught and entirely confident. I have stuff like this inside me and seeing someone express their singular vision inspires me to do the same.

Plus, it's arresting.

youtube.com/watch?v=deAN_pdfrb

I would like to start off a new tag for sharing knowledge on any topic at all that we find valuable (both self-written and in form of annotated links to external sources), so that this type of post can be searched for or pinned as a feed.
as a name for it, I thought would be nice.
it's a place where we can learn and study together. a class without boundaries between fields of study, where everyone is invited to teach!

would you be interested in this?

Onyx Ashanti making great progress with his insanely-cyberpunk "sonocyb1 exomesh":

youtube.com/watch?v=M_fjOkflEg

just finished reading the dispossessed, it's probably one of the all-round best sci-fi books i've read

Nelson's Canons
A Bill of Information Rights

Dream Machines, page 58
(page 62 in the pdf linked above)

Decision/Creativity Systems [Thinkertoys]
Ted Nelson, 1970
Dream Machines, page 52
(page 56 in the pdf linked above)

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