Possibly the nerdiest argument I've ever heard is claiming that #haskell programmers should stop calling <*> the "TIE fighter" and start calling it the "TIE advanced".
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@Jkp Oh, is that so up north? Places are busy here in the lowlands but it seems to be mostly locals. Suppose holidaying in a city is not the best choice right now, so that makes sense
Surprised the Tories haven’t come up with a campaign for people to holiday domestically this summer. Would boost our tourism industry, would prevent the inevitable anger at the changing international rules, and I would have thought they’d want to encourage some sense of national unity being the “conservative and unionist party”, and all…
Stumbled across this introduction to APL from 1975; awesome little video. Wish there was a way for me to get some hands-on experience with computers of that era https://youtube.com/watch?v=_DTpQ4Kk2wA
What a strange article; it’s been right there on his Wikipedia article since the 5th April last year…
I've been reading up on algebraic effects (e.g., of the sort in https://www.eff-lang.org/ )
In terms of programming paradigms, first with "functional programming" and now with "effective programming" … someone sure has a knack for coming up with names that make everyone else sound bad
("No, I prefer to write non-functional and non-effective code" (!))
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