Taking inspiration from Guy Steele's classic talk "Growing a Language", and Buckminster Fuller and John McHale's superscale diagrams, we present a whirlwind tour of the history programming languages set to music. We propose a series of historical ... Read more
After several years of being a professional programmer, I realized that I didn't really know what I was doing, and decided to teach myself Computer Science. After spending a year learning Computer Science from the ground up, I thought I was starti... Read more
It started as an obsession with making the web application used at my day job faster, and ended with trying to implement new Garbage Collection algorithms in a notoriously insane codebase. Garbage collection is an epic hack and a triumphant abstra... Read more
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