Xah Programing Blog 2019-02
this is a wild ride. On razer keyboard, optical switch, lisp machines, lisp, richard stallman, esr, ewd, Guy Steele, larry wall, Guido, Paul graham, Anders Hejlsberg, UNIX Philosophy, worse is better. #emacs #perl #python
this is a wild ride
- 0:35 razer keyboard,
- 1:16 beat headphone
- 5:27 optical switch
- 7:30 lisp machines, keyboard, lisp lang
- 12:37 razer keyboard
- 14:20 richard stallman
- 24:48 windows key, menu key
- 28:10 Maple vs Mathematica
- 37:20 larry wall, esr, martin fowler
- 48:02 UNIX Philosophy
- 49:32 cult and religion
- 50:16 Anders Hejlsberg
- 53:03 Guy Steele
- 1:15:15 John Carmack
- 1:16:35 Dennis Ritchie, Ken Thompson, Worse Is Better.
- 1:21:10 Guido van Rossum
- and also ewd, Paul graham, Donald Knuth somewhere.
Microsoft ditched sha1. What's the git's situation?
confused by sha-1, cryptography hash function? see Public-Key Cryptography for Beginner
HTML6, JSON SXML Simplified
Xah Talk Show. 2019-02-22. Programing Languages, Lisp, Homoiconicity, Haskell, Syntax, Semantics, Formal Language
itching to do a video stream. gosh i really need to get vid going daily. like this if you like to see more. So many topics i can talk non stop. emacs, programing, hacker cult, to other thing such as chinese, linguistics, philosophy...
and always be yourself, because, being yourself, gives you the most power, most performance.
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Python 2 and Python 3 Difference
Python 3 Adoption added more articles.
fuck python. fuck easy_install pip mess. fuck python2 python3. fuck passive aggressive semi-formal i-know-comp-sci Guido. Fuck python comp sci Я us inflexible priests tower community fuck.
Here's collection rants i've written. They go way back to 2006. Why Python Sucks
Python: What's PyPi, pip, easy_install, setuptools?
djsumdog @firstname.lastname@example.org 2019-02-18 wrote:
@xahlee Never use
sudo easy_install. I don't know why it's in all the manuals. Always use:
pip install --user← that USER is super important. You should never let pip or cargo or any other language manager ever touch your system packages. gem also has a
gem install --userwhich you should use to. You can always wipe/reset your home directory. The system is much more difficult.
this is a new python distro, suggested to me https://www.anaconda.com/distribution/
old stuff. temp here.
Python Surpassed Perl In Popularity
- The X-Windows Disaster
- “Buffer Overflow” Security Problems
- On Unix File System's Case Sensitivity
- Why LD_LIBRARY_PATH is bad
- UNIX Philosophy, Fast Food the UNIX way
- A Example of Expressiveness in Computer Language
- rsync Symptom
- “Free” Software Morality, Richard Stallman, Paperwork Bureaucracy
- Mathematica 7 Released
- Richard Stallman's Abuse of the Word “Freedom”
- Death of Newsgroups
- comp.lang.lisp is 95% Spam
- Programer Celebrities; Styles and Tack
- Computer Languages
- The Unix Pestilence
- Free Software, Communism, Ideologies
- Purpose of Logo and Principle of Logo Design
- Mac OS X Misc Command Line Tips
- Mac OS X “.dmg” File and Command Line Tutorial
- Programing: GNU Make (gmake) Tutorial
- Voodoos of Software Engineering
- Something about Unicode
- Python Snake Becometh Dragon in China 蛇变龙!
- rsync Windows to unix File Permissions
Python: Web Crawler
Linux: Download Website: wget, curl (updated)
Lisp Needs a Logo (old article. checked links.)
Python: Find Replace in a Dir
full featured find/replace code in python.
Unicode Stars ★
and much other update on unicode pages. Removed screenshot from each page, because that doesn't seem to be what people want.
Linux: Compare Files or Directory: diff (minor update)
Structure and Interpretation of Computer Programs
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Unicode Hand Gestures 👍 added screenshots
An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of Ugliness of Software Tech (repost)
URL Percent Encoding and Unicode (major update.)
Unicode, Encoding, Escape Sequence, Issues
- Unicode Symbol for “e.g.” (exempli gratia)
- Semantics and Symbols: Examples of Unicode Symbols Usage
- Semantic of Symbol: Unicode Ellipsis Symbol vs Dot Dot Dot
- Problems of Symbol Congestion in Computer Languages; ASCII Jam vs Unicode
- Computer Language Design: String Syntax
- Syntax Design: Use of Unicode Matching Brackets as Specialized Delimiters
- Unicode Semantics: the ∀ in Turn A Gundam
- URL Percent Encoding and Unicode
- URL Percent Encoding and Ampersand Char
- Semantic of Symbols: HTML Entities, Ampersand, Unicode
new nav box.
Python: GET Webpage Content (minor update)
Computer Network Tutorial (new nav box)
Why Python Doc Sucks (new nav box)
new nav box.
File Sharing How To
new nav box. some are still pending review.
Python Syntax Problem: Comment and Backslash (repost)
Pretty Girl on AlphaZero Chess
watch this girl Anna Rudolf, explains chess of AlphaZero. There exist such amazing and beautiful people in this world.
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