Blog August 5, 2018

Maps I’ve seen some great maps recently. Most Remote Spots in USA Wilderness Complexes How America Uses Its Land Very Detailed Map of the…

Blog July 30 2018

Interdisciplinary team cooks 4000-year old Babylonian stews Reviving recipes written on ancient Babylonian tablets. A good idea…

Blog July 31 2018

Grammars for everything data data manipulation: https://dplyr.tidyverse.org/ tables: https://github.com/spgarbet/tangram ( examples…

Blog July 14 2018

Augmenting Long-term Memory My somewhat pious belief was that if people focused more on remembering the basics, and worried less about the…

ICFP 2017

ICFP 2017 This year I finally made it to ICFP after years of wanting to go. Here are notes on a few of the talks I was most interested in…

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Blogging with next.js For a long time I’ve wanted to blog more regularly, but haven’t been able to update my website. Which I mean literally…

Programmer Tooling Beyond Plain Text

Programmer Tooling Beyond Plain Text This is a companion to my post on the expression problem and tables . In this post I explore ways we…

The Third Age of Computing is Dependently Typed

The Third Age of Computing is Dependently Typed I just got back from hearing r0ml speak at Recurse Center on Third Age of Computing…

The Expression Problem and Tables

The Expression Problem and Tables The Expression Problem The expression problem is a well known problem in programming language theory…

data, type, newtype, instance, class

data, type, newtype, instance, class One of the first things to confuse me about Haskell was the number of keywords related to types. The…