Conferences in an Era of Expensive Carbon
Sweet drama around The Study on the effect of programming languages on software defects.
This is How Science Happens • Hillel Wayne
Both "gopher" and "waffle" in French is "gaufre:"
"The origin of the word 'gopher' is uncertain; French gaufre, meaning 'waffle', has been suggested, on account of the gopher tunnels resembling the honeycomb-like pattern of holes in a waffle…"
I only have a few things left before the first release!
An Inconvenient Truth: The Curry-Howard Perspective. That has to be a great joke paper. 4/4
Hot take: general recursion has something to do with global warming. 3/
A connection is thus to be drawn between recursion and feedback loops of certain physical systems. 2/
Rain drops from the sky, grave and cloudy,
falls on the walls, damp and gloomy,
coats the windows with drum and clatter,
storms the streets in a tantrum and a roar,
showers away the dirt and the spirits,
bows to the bearer of warmth and light.
A #haskell blogpost and two packages! https://blog.poisson.chat/posts/2020-02-24-quickcheck-higherorder.html
"There are two ways of constructing a software design:
One way is to make it so simple that there are obviously no deficiencies, and the other way is to make it so complicated that there are no obvious deficiencies.
The first method is far more difficult."
C. A. R. Hoare, The Emperor’s Old Clothes, 1980 Turing Award Lecture
PhD student : I hope no one scoops my only idea.
Post-doc: I better publish old stuff before I’m scooped so I can focus on new ideas.
Associate professor: I hope someone scoops all ideas I’ve ever had. Please. I don’t have time. There’s free datasets too. I’ll pay you.
Haskell and Coq programmer
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