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*bateman voice*

new caps. what do you think?

"woah. very nice."

received them from fedex yesterday.

"nice profile."

that's MT3. and the color scheme is something called zambumon serika.

"it is very cool, but that's nothing. look at this."

*clenches fists*

"eggshell with romalian type."

*swallows, audible heartbeats*

look at that subtle off-white coloring. the tasteful thickness of it. my god, it even has logo engraving

books are all available to be read online without charge until May.

Good time to learn something new.

cambridge.org/core/what-we-pub

@juliank i know 50% is recommended, but you'll end up with condensation on your windows. i usually set mine to 40~45% @23°C and it's ok.

@Argus
Try not to use dd directly. Put it in a small script where you also check if the of= really is a block device.

sudo dd if=/dev/zero of /dev/mmclbl0p3

It's amazing how wiping a drive with literally nothing on it still makes me nervous.

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I send this link around quite frequently. It contains a truth we often forget: “Software is hard. The way to fix it is to fix it, not sweep it under the rug.” The OCD part is a tough thing to swallow. But it’s spot on. redhat.com/archives/fedora-dev

A list of (respectable) open access journals in mathematics: thehighergeometer.wordpress.co

Possibly because it's aimed more at math than CS, it doesn't include the two open journals I read and write to most frequently, J. Graph Algorithms (jgaa.info/) and J. Comput. Geom. (jocg.org/index.php/jocg).

@wdtz it's looks like the usual Google way of doing things : good contributor to webkit until they forked it; we're not merging android and chromeOS except we do; we don't plan on using Fuchsia to replace Linux kernel ...

"The record industry insists that all unauthorized copies represent lost sales. So Peter "brokep" Sunde, co-founder of #ThePirateBay, has built a machine that makes 100 copies per second of Gnarls Barkley's "Crazy," storing them in /dev/null (which is to say, deleting them even as they're created)."

boingboing.net/2015/12/22/pira

#piracy #copyright

Hypercomputation: computing more than the Turing machine
Article by Ord, Toby
In collection: Basically computer science
Due to common misconceptions about the Church-Turing thesis, it has been widely assumed that the Turing machine provides an upper bound on what is computable. This is not so. The new field of hypercomputation studies models of...
URL: arxiv.org/abs/math/0209332
PDF: arxiv.org/pdf/math/0209332v1
Entry: read.somethingorotherwhatever.

Expecting to know math after only reading books is like expecting to speak a foreign language after you read a dictionary/manual.

@birdman applied category theory (_not_ programming related)

@birdman totally agree. Explaining notations would also help (ex: the s shaped integral)

@birdman it's true for anything taught. One needs a story to remember (memory castles).

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