Recent blog posts
Coroutines are back! They never really left, but, it looks like different languages are adding native support for coroutines.
I've been reading up on it, and, not being up-to-date on PHP development news, didn't know about the discussion about the design on PHP's new lambda and closure features in 5.3.
Mike Watt, punk pioneer, of the Minutemen, fIREHOSE, Madonnabees, Banyan, and a bunch of things I didn't catch, has a really good podcast show called The Watt From Pedro Show. From San Pedro.
Computerists are aware of the Open Source, and Free Software engineering and political tendencies. They may also be aware of the resistance to patents on algorithms and software. However, I and others were unaware of the long legacy of historical skepticism toward patents.
This is the best riceball video I've ever seen. The recipe is at the end of the video.
They also have an awesome oden video. I don't really like oden, but theirs looks so amazing that I want to eat it all up.
Aspergers Quiz is a test that measures how Asperger-ish you might be. I got 36, but it was probably influenced by reading an article about the Aspergers Syndrome.
What's up with all the fast-food donburi out there?
This is a website for unemployed people to support each other and find the public resources to get through your own downturn: Unemployment Lifeline
Here are three interrelated Wikipedia articles that gave me something to think about.
xml.com had an article from 2003 about RSS using CDATA-guarded HTML code in the nodes.
I was trying to change over my ssh systems to use public/private key pairs instead of passwords. My home system is Xubuntu, which is Ubuntu with Xfce.
I got into a discussion about fertilizing with human manure, and defended the practice, mainly because my grandmother did it.
This post from 2007 is funny. Ummm...