Well, time has passed extremely quickly, and it’s another month.
I loved Dr. Dobb’s interview with Alan Kay.
Extracting patterns from today’s programming practices ennobles them in a way they don’t deserve
Binstock: You seem fastidious about always giving people credit for their work.
Kay: Well, I’m an old-fashioned guy. And I also happen to believe in history. The lack of interest, the disdain for history is what makes computing not-quite-a-field.
Reading has been sporadic, but Foxfire is soothing my mind with its reassurance that people can be good and miles more comfortable with aging than I am.
I’m making a very small move to a different room of my house, and using it as an opportunity to refactor some posessions and such.
There’s much more to come here - a lot of projects are waiting on the final tap to make them worthwhile to talk about - more about statistics, a bizarre way of doing testing, playing any canvas element. I’ve also got an expansive post on clustering algorithms and a library I’ve been writing about them. I’m also researching uncompressed image formats and have a few unfinished iPhone apps that are kind of cool.