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October 1 2022

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Last 10 blog posts
How Big Should a Programming Language Be?
Rust's Two Kinds of 'Assert' Make for Better Code
Scheduling my Electricity Usage
Why Aren't Programming Language Specifications Comprehensive?
Distinguishing an Interpreter from a Compiler
try_repeat released
Why We Need to Know LR and Recursive Descent Parsing Techniques
Compiled and Interpreted Languages: Two Ways of Saying Tomato
Software Security Research Position
How Might Generative AI Change Programming?
  • The Last Person Standing in the Floppy Disk Business I suspect I last used a floppy disk in 1997 or so and at that point they already felt anachronistic. But there's still enough demand that there's a company selling these no-longer-manufactured lumps of plastic and iron!
  • Adversarial Collaboration At first I didn't really understand this article by a psychologist about (simplifying heavily) who should be involved in replication studies, but by the end I had definitely rethought the way I can imagine such studies being done.
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