“sic transit gloria fundi”
“Why on Earth are ports standardized but data storage isn’t? Why are data storage formats wildly variable, but file formats are readable across enemy lines? Why is it that I have to carry five dongles so my Macbook can play a PowerPoint presentation but a decades-old Rebel droid needs zero to stay interoperable with an enemy’s state-of-the-art battle station?”
“The human tendency to perceive meaningful patterns within random data.”
“The last thing you need, is to be reading a rhyme.”
“dsl - A domain specific language, where code is written in one language and errors are given in another.”
“a partial list of notable things released after the Xbox 360”
…in (somewhat) rhyming verse!
TextMate 2 temptation
drawn by prguitarman, the author of Nyan Cat
talk by Bret Victor
adds pointless animations to HTML slides (no documentation)
I’ll stick to Backbone.js for a while
“Technique […] which enables any C programmer to parse in their head any C declaration”.
“[…] as you know, HTML5 actually reflects reality.”