Sometimes dark, sometimes bright.. these are just some things which have crossed my mind which have found themselves scrawled down on a scrap of paper, to be transcribed someday later.
These aren't core beliefs or anything, just tidbits I wrote down.
The book is an interesting mix of story and advice, bringing the reader through the experiences of "Mr. Tomkins", a bright man who is open to learning.
The early Wikis would notice multiple capitals in a word (CamelCase) and would render them as a link to a page of that name.
This concept is regularly supplemented, if not entirely replaced by, the free link.
A programmer's book for the Scheme implementation of Lisp.
Ack!: Unfortunately, it's not possible for me to read this book. It's not geared towards people who are new to Lisp so it's impossible to comprehend in any way. I don't want to learn lisp, I want to learn the problem solving skills touted for this book. Oh well...
I gave it away, though to whom I cannot recall.
The Little Schemer - 4th Edition
by Daniel P. Friedman and Matthias Fellesein
Foreword by Gerald J. Sussman
ISBN 0-262-56099-2 (pbk: alk. paper)
A corporate drone goes mad and spirals into psychopathy, violently lashing out at society.
An absolutely mandatory film. As heavy-handed as its anti-corporatism is, it has fantastic subtleties requiring multiple viewings. There are very few movies which can achieve this level of watchability. This is absolutely an A-class dudebro movie.
Based on Fight Club (novel) (1996)
Don Hertzfeldt's short cartoon.
DON'T BUY THIS. God, it's terrible.. and there's no content to it. Unless you're a fan. A really big fan. You know, like Godzilla big.
2006-03-09 - I thought I would eventually pick up a compilation DVD that included Billy's Balloon because I loved that one, but on second thought, never mind about Billy's Balloon. It was amusing in the theatre the first time. Re-watching it.. it's sad. Hertzfeld's stuff is junk.
The monkey poured coffee in my boots...