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Capability-Based Computer Systems
Capability-Based Computer Systems Henry M. Levy This book was published by Digital Press in 1984. It is stillthe most thorough survey and description of early…
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Burroughs B5000 Desscriptor
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Macintosh Programmer's Workshop - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
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Why Do So Many Women Who Study Engineering Leave the Field?
Engineering is the most male-dominated field in STEM. It may perhaps be the most male-dominated profession in the U.S., with women making up only 13% of the…
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Mutation | Board Game | BoardGameGeek
Loading … Gameplay 3 – 5 Players 30 Min Playing Time Age: –– (Not provided by publisher) Weight: –– 0.00 / 5 Designer Artist N/A + -4 more Publisher See Full…
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Focus on spec: Predicates
Clojure's new spec library provides the means to specify the structure of data and functions that take and return data. In this series, we'll take one Clojure…
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Focus on spec: Combining Specs with `and`
For example, we can create a spec that covers the notion of a large even fixed-precision integer with: (s/valid? (s/and int? even? #(> % 1000)) :foo) ;;…
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Dynamic Languages are Static Languages
i 45 Votes While reviewing some of the comments on my post about parallelism and concurrency, I noticed that the great fallacy about dynamic and static…
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101 Zen Stories
A Cup of Tea Finding a Diamond on a Muddy Road Is That So? Obedience If You Love, Love Openly No Loving-Kindness Announcement Great Waves The Moon cannot be…
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Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice - Vern's Reviews on the Films...
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The Genius of James Brown
Gilles Caron/Contact Press Images James Brown at the Olympia music hall, Paris, September 1969 In his 1996 memoir The Color of Water , James McBride describes a…
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Palm: I'm ready to wallow now
After a few months of planning, several weeks of work, and possibly a few kilometres of aimless pacing through the living room, I'm happy to present "Palm: I'm…
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A History of Palm, Part 2: Palm PDAs and Phones, 1996 to 2003
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My personal Lisp rejuvenation
I was lucky enough to attend ELS this year since I was able to make itcoincide with a vacation. Overall, it was a wonderful experience.The talks were…
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Mainframes as a lifestyle choice
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‘No Man’s Sky’ Is Like 18 Quintillion Bowls of Oatmeal
I know a game has captured the imagination of the mainstream when my mom asks me about it, and I know No Man’s Sky is an exception in this rare category of…
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DHQ: Digital Humanities Quarterly: Somewhere Nearby is Colossal Cave: Examining Will Crowther's Original Adventure in Code and in Kentucky
Photographic Walkthrough Like the benevolent omniscient narrator of Victorian fiction, the narrator of"Adventure" — the "I" who answersthe player's request for…
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The one-hour life of a 1980s video game auteur
Jump to T hat sad day, Mel Croucher sat drinking a can of cheap bitter on a cracked sofa that had once belonged to his mother. The beer tasted metallic. He was…
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Jerry Lawson, a self-taught engineer, gave us video game cartridges
To celebrate Black History Month, Engadget is running a series of profiles honoring African-American pioneers in the world of science and technology. Today we…
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The mystery of an ancient site in Britain just took another fascinating twist
The excavation set out to find more about Tintagel's past which is believed to date back to the 5th and 6th centuries Emily Whitfield-Wicks The mysterious…
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The Hidden Psychedelic History of Philosophy: Plato, Nietzsche, and 11 Other Philosophers Who Used Mind-Altering Drugs
The Psychedelic Influence on Philosophy – Peter Sjöstedt-H – www.philosopher.eu MMXVI Philosophy itself often arrives as a mind-altering experience, a new mode…
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HackMaster | Orcsamongus!
I know the OSR movement has been around for a few years, myself really just finding out about it in the past couple years because of Facebook Groups and Google+…
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A History of Palm, Part 1: Before the PalmPilot
Palm Computing was largely the creation and vision of one man, Jeff Hawkins. Palm first brought tablet computing to consumers in the form of PDAs (but was…
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AMD Zen Microarchitecture: Dual Schedulers, Micro-Op Cache and Memory Hierarchy Revealed
In their own side event this week, AMD invited select members of the press and analysts to come and discuss the next layer of Zen details. In this piece, we’re…
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Why Sports Die - Issue 39: Sport - Nautilus
S ports are a human universal, found in every known culture. We can hardly imagine England without cricket or the United States without baseball, basketball,…
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The English alphabet has only 26 letters, which most kids can master with little difficulty. But we are adults now, why limit ourselves to the 26? To be able to…
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Yingzi
Yingzi If English was written like Chinese Also see the Belorussian translation provided by Fatcow . The English spelling system is such a pain, we'd might as…
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List of languages by time of extinction - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
This is a list of extinct languages sorted by their time of extinction . When the exact time of death of the last remaining speaker is not known, either an…
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Joe Armstrong - Erlang and other things
How to make an efficient payment system in Erlang Making a payment system is like playing a Chopin Waltz - and involvesa universal method of problem solving…
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The Glorious Horror of TECO | Good Math Bad Math
In my oh-so-abundant free time, I've been working on my own little text editor. And one of my motivations is TECO: one of the oldest, and one of the very best,…
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The Story of Feminist Punk in 33 Songs | Pitchfork
From Patti Smith to Bikini Kill, the songs that have crushed stereotypes and steered progress Noelle Bullion “Feminism,” “punk,” and “feminist punk” can have…
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Zero-cost futures in Rust · Aaron Turon
Zero-cost futures in Rust 11 Aug 2016 One of the key gaps in Rust’s ecosystem has been a strong story for fast andproductive asynchronous I/O . We have solid…
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Donald Trump's business failures: a comprehensive guide
Close Updated | Donald Trump was thundering about a minority group, linking its members to murderers and what he predicted would be an epic crime wave in…
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Motionless Monday
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BEAST: The Mad Reach Of Hermitage
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Fantastic Four - Vern's Reviews on the Films of Cinema
What you gotta do with some of these movies, you gotta wait a year, so it’s after it already came out and the director publicly disowned it and it flopped and…
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Jaws: The Revenge - Vern's Reviews on the Films of Cinema
Let’s say you’re a huge great white shark. I mean, just enormous . You’re gonna need to eat, right? Sometimes you can eat orcas, but you try to avoid those…
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[Voice of Experience] Imperial as a gateway to heavier drugs, such as Poseidon | Imperial | BoardGameGeek
0 new 20 new Next: fogus Rules Subscriptions Bookmarks Search Account Moderators Recommend 13 Posts New Thread Printer Friendly Bookmark Your Tags: Popular…
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Fantasy Coin: Legacy Gaming Coins
Share this project Done Share Share Embed Share this project Done Share Email Replay with sound Play with sound 00:00 00:00 Prince William, VA Tabletop Games 31…
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Neil Mitchell's Haskell Blog: The Four Flaws of Haskell
Summary: Last year I made a list of four flaws with Haskell. Most have improved significantly over the last year. No language/compiler ecosystem is without its…
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2 player variant of Express | Eleusis | BoardGameGeek
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How Isometric Exercises Work Your Muscles Without Much Movement
Try this quick experiment: While holding a cup in your hand, reach your arm out in front of you and hold that position for as long as you can. Your arm gets…
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Rocket-Propelled Game: Marx & Monsters: A Radical Leftist Fantasy Sandbox
Credit: anndr on deviantart China Mieville's New Crobuzon novels portray a corrupt city where the forces in power are utterly morally bankrupt. In stark…
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How To Make A Quad-fold Board
When designing games it often becomes helpful or necessary to have a quality prototype, which often includes a quad-fold board. There are easy ways to do it,…
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Generating fantasy maps
These are some notes on how I generate the maps for my Twitter bot @unchartedatlas , which is based on a generator I originally producedduring NaNoGenMo 2015 .…
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Make Your Own New Crobuzon
From this thread on S.G. So, to make your own N.C.: 1) Take your three favorite human-ish monsters out of the Monster Manual and they are minority citizens in…
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Post Position » Trope Tank Writer in Residence
The Trope Tank is accepting applications for a writer in residence during academic year 2016-2017. Our mission is developing new poetic practices and new…
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ACCU :: Programming Your Own Language in C++
To iterate is human, to recurse divine. ~ L. Peter Deutsch Why is yet another scripting language needed? Not only are there already quite a few scripting…
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Low Light Mixes: Ambient Decades: 1970s
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Slowdive's Corner
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A History of Early Versions of Adventure
I have been trying to detangle the history of Adventure — the Crowther / Woods game — so I know which ports I should be playing in which order. This turns out…
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Local Call For Death (1979)
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The Olympics Issue
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For Suzuki, Respect for Bats Is Key to Hitting - NYTimes.com
Ichiro Suzuki has been using a bat case since he played in Japan. Photo illustration by Sam Manchester/The New York Times; photographs by Chang W. Lee/The New…
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CIC (Nintendo) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
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Tengen (company) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Industry Computer and video games Interactive entertainment Fate Shut down by Time Warner Interactive Successor Time Warner Interactive Founded 1987 Defunct…
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Towards an Art History for Videogames
aug 03, 2016 – Save “Imagine if we could begin our little life all over again. Imagine if it was all nothing more than some electronic game. Imagine if I knew…
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Cry Havoc series | Wiki | BoardGameGeek
Article Cry Havoc series Cry Havoc is a game by Gary Chalk and Tony Webster . Originaly published by Standard Games and Publications, Ltd. then Eurogames . The…
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YINSH (Game Review by Chris Wray)
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Tabletop: The Perfect Hex Board
Recently I decided I wanted to upgrade my Hex board. Currently I’m using a printed piece of paper attached to stiff felt, with blue and red glass beads of the…
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Story of board game: Phalanx
Story of board game: Phalanx We interviewed with Robert Hahn, lead developer of Phalanx , which was just released on iTunes and loved by many people around with…
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Citadelles Citadels
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The Night Flier - Vern's Reviews on the Films of Cinema Vern's Reviews on the Films of Cinema
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Why Peter Thiel Believes Young People's Blood Is the Ultimate Medicine
More than anything, Peter Thiel, the billionaire technology investor and Donald Trump supporter , wants to find a way to escape death . He's channeled millions…
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Forty-Five – Card Game Rules
Rank of Cards The ace of hearts is always third-best trump. There are 13 trumps when hearts are trump, 14 when any other suit is trump. Rank of spot cards is…
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What's on the Stove?
What's on the Stove? This is an out-of-date document.Please see the most recent version . -- -- -- WHAT'S ON THE STOVE? A Planning Report from the Chief…
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Untitled Page
Untitled Page Archive of cool words of the week back2 Lexophilia back to the top of Alison back2 W/land Not all of these are necessarily very unusual. Sometimes…
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The Stack » Icebreaker: An excuse to talk about Icehouse
Something must be said about the game’s origins, about Andrew Looney and his obsession with pyramids. This is all well-documented elsewhere on the web — that…
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The Stack » Icebreaker: Hyakugojyuu!
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The Stack » Icebreaker: The Text Adventure
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A Brief History of Icehouse Games
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How to Solve a 2x2 Rubik's Cube - The Pocket Cube
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Jacob Davenport » How to solve the 5x5x5 Rubik’s Cube
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A Cognitive Sciences Reading List for Designers — Free Code Camp
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In 2012 I co-founded Better 1 , a startup building a new type of enterprise e-learning platform . Our goal was to make it faster and cheaper for large companies…
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