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Diamond Age revisited

Sunday, September 2nd, 2007

Killing ants is a ractive. (Can anyone make a mite that discourages ants? Can anyone make a mite?)┬áThis is the connection between what is going on in my apartment and “the diamond age” of Neal Stephenson. It is also why I will never be a Gandhi.

Desktop Search, Forth and Extreme Programming

Friday, June 29th, 2007

The books on forth (especially thinking forth) mentioned in this post in lambda the ultimate about forth talk about stuff like iterative development, mixing design and implementation, don’t be afraid to start from scratch, start with a simple implementation, and they are about 20 years old!

Looking for a desktop search tool for my home directory but using ssh to access that computer, I have a page for the effort here, trying tracker right now.