I'm starting to play with my new #PineNote! I'll use this thread to keep track of some notes as I go.
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We are considering to move postmarketOS to SourceHut: https://postmarketos.org/blog/2022/07/25/considering-sourcehut/
(Please read the full blog post instead of just commenting based on the headline 😉)
How Did REST Come to Mean the Opposite of REST?
Following Andy Matuschak, I'm going to try keeping “evergreen notes”, in particular about my Swanson programming language work. They're mostly for me, but if you want to poke around, you can find them at gemini://notes.dcreager.net/
If you haven't seen it before, this talk is extremely funny https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lw6TaiXzHAE
Rather than make new devices that will turn into e-waste after the event, we're recycling old price tags into networked conference badges. https://github.com/osresearch/eink-pricetags
I finally wrote some words about no longer needing a laptop thanks to my phone and a lapdock
Doug Gregor will be explaining Swift's ABI stability machinery in a live stream at PLDI this week and if you are the sort of PL implementation pragmatics nerd who appreciates such things I guarantee your jaw will drop when you apprehend how much gruesome and thankless work is embedded in the thing. One of those move a mountain with a teaspoon sort of situations.
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I’m lucky to get to think about a lot programming languages at work. Tomorrow I’m giving a talk at Craft Conf that’s a grand tour of how different PLs encourage different ways of thinking about and solving problems. Come check it out!
I am presenting more about our stack graphs work this Friday (noon PDT) at the UCSC Languages, Systems, and Data seminar. https://lsd.ucsc.edu/lsd-seminar/2022sp/#may-27
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