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Exploring Goblins
Today’s guest post by Per Rönnkvist is all about ‘dem goblins. Enjoy! / Martin Introduction Hi everyone, This is an in-depth article about one of the most…
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[Revision] Donald Trump is a Good President | Harper's Magazine
I n all sincerity, I like Americans a lot; I’ve met many lovely people in the United States, and I empathize with the shame many Americans (and not only “New…
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Write your Own Virtual Machine
2. Introduction In this tutorial, I will teach you how to write your own virtual machine (VM) that can run assembly language programs, such as my friend's 2048…
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Suicide Black! A tournament report from Eudemonia.
Last weekend I got my hands on The Duelist #1, and I intended to write a post about that magazine. It has been a hectic week though, so I'll save that one for a…
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Deconstructing Suicide Black
"Suicide Black" is the name given to a wide range of mono-black fast creature decks that try to win as quickly as possible. The term "suicide" refers to the…
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StarCityGames.com - So Many Insane Plays - Gush, Gush, Gush, Gush, Win
Vintage is utterly fascinating. It is a latticework of interactions crammed into the space of a few turns. On the night before the most recent StarCityGames.com…
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25 Microchips That Shook the World - IEEE Spectrum
Photo: Hans Camenzind This is part of IEEE Spectrum’s Special Report: 25 Microchips That Shook the World. In microchip design, as in life, small things…
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A Pattern Language Explained | Permaculture magazine
Christopher Alexander is famous for his book on architecture, A Pattern Language . What is not so well known is that Alexander has spent at least as much of his…
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Why Deep Learning Is Not Enough
N owadays, the words “artificial intelligence” seem to be on practically everyone’s lips, from Elon Musk to Henry Kissinger. At least a dozen countries have…
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David A. Wheeler's 6502 Language Implementation Approaches
This page has some information on implementing computer languages(beyond ordinary assembly language)on the extremely old and obsolete 6502 chips.I still find it…
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Meet Chandra, the pre-teen who released a fantastic post-punk record in 1980 | Dangerous Minds
Chandra Oppenheim was just twelve years old when her debut album, Transportation , was released. Until recently, I wasn’t familiar with Chandra, but when I did…
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Homelands in Oldschool?
Magnus recently wrote within his Oldschool-Blog that they will allow Homelands for the next Arvika Tournament in Sweden ( really??? ). I have to say that…
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AlphaZero: Shedding new light on the grand games of chess, shogi and Go | DeepMind
AlphaZero: Shedding new light on the grand games of chess, shogi and Go In late 2017 we introduced AlphaZero , a single system that taught itself from scratch…
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AlphaZero Resources | DeepMind
Home Research Publications AlphaGo DQN DNC Open Source Applied DeepMind Health DeepMind for Google DeepMind Ethics & Society News & Blog About Us Careers…
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Old School Ron: Where has the control deck gone?
Written by Ron Saikowski, December 15th, 2017 Like most players, I try and keep up with the current Old School "meta." Maybe not as carefully as others do...…
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The Enormous Life of Anthony Bourdain, According to Those Who Knew Him Best | GQ
Chris Bourdain is searching for a word that he cannot quite find. We're sitting together in a small café in Grand Central Terminal, drinking table wine and…
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Old School Magic 93-94 – Stasis Prison – Eternal Central
Stasis , as a deck archetype, has been around since the early days of the game. This article is not focused around a deck that plays a single copy of Stasis for…
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Old School Magic 93-94 – Turbo Stasis – Eternal Central
Welcome to Old School Month on Eternal Central. We’re looking at a different Old School 93-94 deck each day of the month. Today’s deck is Turbo Stasis, which is…
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The Complexity of Simple – The Biz Stone Collection – Medium
Biz Stone Jan 29, 2016 A couple years ago I went to Best Buy to get a television. I only wanted something flat like they are these days. The salesman convinced…
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Pauper Gush Deck | MTG Vault
Main Deck ( 60 cards) Creatures (16) 4xCloud of Faeries 4xNinja of the Deep Hours 4xWerebear 4xWild Mongrel Instants (24) 4xBrainstorm 4xCounterspell 4xDaze…
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Gushing Over Gush | Article by Alex Ullman
Ask most Pauper regulars to convince you to play the format and a number of familiar arguments pop up. Format diversity is near the top of the list, but one…
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Understanding Ulgrotha
Some years ago I wrote an April's Fools post about legalizing Homelands . It was in a sense a comment on the contemporary discussions about legalizing Fallen…
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Building Chromatic Black | Article by Ali Aintrazi
Welcome back everyone! It’s Friday and we all know that means another Ali article! Last week wrote an article on Rainbow Lich and some updates I’ve made to the…
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So Many Insane Plays – Measuring Metagame Diversity and Balance – Eternal Central
Introduction There is nothing that prompts more disagreement or debate in the Magic community than the Banned and Restricted List. Ask 10 people their opinions,…
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shmuplations.com
The Birth of Mega Man – 2011 Developer Interview originally featured in the Rockman Maniax collection Introductions Kitamura: I first learned about you, Ariga,…
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StarCityGames.com - Video: U/B Faeries In Modern!
StarCityGames.com - Video: U/B Faeries In Modern! STORE EVENTS ARTICLES DECKS BUYLIST HELP GAME CENTER NEWSLETTER LOGIN / REGISTER CART 0 WISH LIST English Foil…
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Fishliver Oil Cup Top16
I must confess I kinda enjoy not opening the floodgates on decklists too quickly. Sure, we lose some instant gratification by not getting the info as soon as it…
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Reverse Engineering Pokémon GO Plus – Tinyhack.com
TL;DR; You can clone a Pokemon GO Plus device that you own. I have managed to get the certification algorithm. However, there is a per device blob used…
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Why Aren't There C Conferences? « null program
This article was discussed on Hacker News.
Most widely-used programming languages have at least one regular conference dedicated to discussing it. Heck, even…
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Björk on nature and technology – The Creative Independent
Nature and technology have always overlapped in your work. For me, nature and technology stand for hope, and for a movement onwards to the future. I’ve always…
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Old School Mtg: Decks and rants from Fishliver Oil Cup Lanterna (and Eternal Weekend)
During the last month, we not only witnessed the largest EC-rules tournament this side of the ocean in a lighthouse in Genoa, we also saw the biggest…
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Fishing for Christmas Dinner | Wunderland
With the holiday season upon us, I’ve been doing a lot of thinking about how to celebrate. This will be my first Christmas after the passing of my parents, with…
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Notes on the synthesis of labyrinths – Increment: Documentation
No one realized that the book and the labyrinth were one and the same. — Jorge Luis Borges One morning you arrive at the office to find your manager waiting for…
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The Lotus and the Wheel
History What is the best deck in the history of Magic? How often does it win? Over the 25-year life of Magic: the Gathering, card and set design have improved…
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Whitewater controversy - Wikipedia
The Whitewater controversy , Whitewater scandal , or simply Whitewater , was an American political controversy of the 1990s. It began with an investigation into…
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Christoph Waltz - Wikipedia
Christoph Waltz ( German: [ˈkrɪstɔf ˈvalts] ; born 4 October 1956) is a German-Austrian actor and director. [1] [2] [3] He is widely known for his works with…
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History of Vintage – Eternal Central
by on May 25, 2018 Years in the making, read the conclusion to Stephen Menendian’s epic History of Vintage. 2017… Continue Reading Schools of Magic: History of…
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Faeries Faeries Faeries Faeries Faeries | MAGIC: THE GATHERING
Just in case you didn't know what the best deck in Standard is, the answer is Faeries. This past weekend, Star City Games held a couple of high payout cash…
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Oh Mono Blue, I Can’t Quit You: Budget Big Blue in Old Schoo 93/94 – Baltimore Old School MTG
A long, long time ago, in a state far far away from my home of Maryland, I put together a deck in the format known at the time as Type 1.5, that simply wanted…
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The Complicated Legacy of Stewart Brand’s “Whole Earth Catalog” | The New Yorker
Stewart Brand published the final issue of the “Whole Earth Catalog” in 1971. Upon the title's fiftieth anniversary, he reports feeling little nostalgia for the…
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Tiny Emulators
KC85/2 UI KC85/3 UI KC85/4 UI KC Compact Amstrad CPC464 Amstrad CPC6128 ZX Spectrum 48k UI ZX Spectrum 128 UI Commodore C64 Acorn Atom Robotron Z1013 UI J…
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A Brand New Interview with David Foster Wallace – Electric Literature
This discussion of postmodernism, translation, and the internet has never been published in English Photo by Matador the First E ighteen years ago, writer and…
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A year on — our experience launching a paid, proprietary product on Linux.
A year on — our experience launching a paid, proprietary product on Linux. The journey so far Just over a year ago, my company, Hiri ( www.hiri.com ) was…
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The fundamentalist FOSS mentality – Hiri
The fundamentalist FOSS mentality I’m writing this article so I don’t have to keep repeating myself on social media. It’s fair to say that my last article…
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Robert A. Heinlein | Predictions from the Cold War to the waterbed
Futurist > Best Futurists Ever > Robert A. Heinlein Best futurists ever: The predictions of Robert A. Heinlein, from the Cold War to the waterbed By Martin…
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The worst year to be human was 536 AD, say researchers
(CNN) It's easy to look back on the past through rose-tinted glasses, as the saying goes, but new research suggests that the mid-6th century was definitely a…
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He claims he’s America’s deadliest serial killer with 90 victims. Police believe him.
A group of friends slashing their dirt bikes through the woods outside Saucier, Miss., found Julia Critchfield. It was January 1978 . The 36-year-old mother of…
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FGA: A book list for operating system kernel developers and device driver writers
A book list for operating system kernel developers and device driver writers You've come to this page because you've asked a question similar to the following:…
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MTG Deck: Budget UB faeries
Broadcasts ( ... ) Friends ( ... ) Events ( ... ) Broadcast and play with locals Broadcasting is a way to meet up and play with people in your area. Location…
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Original Type II Decks to Beat
AGGRO MonoBlack By CommonSense Dark Zoo By Timewalking MIDRANGE Hymn to Trolls By Timewalking TrollCake By Seth Ronconroni Turbo Amnesia CONTROL Creature…
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Standard - 0 Rare Mono Black Discard
Visual CMC Compact Tools Simulation Twitch Mainboard - 60 cards (12 distinct) Lands - 24 Mainboard - 60 cards (12 distinct) Lands - 24 Mainboard - 60 cards (12…
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Old School Magic: Chapter 9 – Reanimator Rises to the Top! – Vintage Magic
Series Index Chapter 1: Back to the Future – An Introduction to Old School Magic Chapter 2: Old School Magic – The History of “The Deck” Chapter 3: Old School…
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An Introduction to Recursion Schemes
In 1991, Erik Meijer, Maarten Fokkinga, and Ross Paterson published their now-classic paper Functional Programming with Bananas, Lenses, Envelopes and Barbed…
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Movement – MORNING, COMPUTER
Actually managed to walk yesterday. 31 minutes, down to the overlook above the water and up to my preferred watering hole for a healthful glass of red wine.…
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Facebook Betrayed America | The New Republic
Seven months ago, Mark Zuckerberg sat before Congress and said he was sorry about the fake news and the data breaches—and that it wasn’t really Facebook’s…
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Thoughts on ELS 2018
Zach Beane Common Lisp — Thoughts on ELS 2018
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Spice Lisp - Wikipedia
Spice Lisp is a Lisp dialect and its implementation originally written by CMU's Spice Lisp Group which targeted the microcode of the 16-bit PERQ workstation and…
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Lords of the Pit – Balling the Fuck Out of Control
Pitcast Episode 8 – Eternal Weekend 2018 (Part 1) Post on: November 6, 2018 Live from the Lords' Boathouse in Pittsburgh: Moss, Etters, & Greg debrief. Read…
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McCarthy’s recipe for a programming language
On October 23, 2011 John McCarthy died. He is remembered as the inventor of Lisp, for contributions to the theory of computation, and for contributions to…
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The Essence of Algol
Elsewhere [10] I considered ways in which programming languages could be different. One of these ways is expressed by asking the question Does the language have…
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Programming by Gathering Snippets of Truth
Xavier: What is logic programming? Yorick: Robert Kowalski defines it as a certain approach to knowledge representation, namely Logic programming shares with…
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Invading the Bay
Note, I’m terrible at remembering peoples’ names, and even though I went into this night with the intent of taking loads of pictures and writing down names for…
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Uğur “vigo” Özyılmazel | About Me
It’s all started with the mighty Commodore 16 back in 1984… My grand-mother Muazzes Demiralp had bought my first computer which was Commodore 16 aka C16 . It…
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Val on Programming: Datomic: Event Sourcing without the hassle
Why Event Sourcing? How Event Sourcing is usually done Difficulties of conventional Event Sourcing Designing Event Types and Event Handlers is hard work…
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Freethought Hall Library catalog - Freedom From Religion Foundation
[Posted July 22, 2013] (1989). Humanism today: the journal of the North American Committee for Humanism . New York, Humanist Institute. (ca. 1960-1981). Women's…
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Surprisingly Turing-Complete - Gwern.net
Any sufficiently complicated C or Fortran program contains an ad hoc, informally-specified, bug-ridden, slow implementation of half of Common Lisp. –…
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The Evolution Of Open – blarg?
This started its life as a pair of posts to the Mozilla governance forum, about the mismatch between private communication channels and our principles of open…
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King Solomon Hill
King Solomon Hill / JOE HOLMES HOME Born Joe Holmes in 1897 in Mississippi, singer and guitarist 'King Solomon' Hill left only a very small recording history,…
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Rainbow Lich | Article by Ali Aintrazi
It’s Friday and that means the weekend is here along with my article! What else could be more exciting? Nothing, that’s what. As some of you may know,…
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'Phenomenally saddening': inside the sordid world of America's for-profit colleges | Film | The Guardian
A portrait photo of college student Jen Wilson the day she graduated from the now-defunct Everest University, a for-profit college.Photograph: Gravitas Ventures…
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Logo Adventure for C64 Terrapin Logo – Don Hopkins – Medium
When I was 17, Terrapin published my first commercial code on their C64 Logo utilities disk: a Logo Adventure program, a simple non-graphical game that showed…
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Computer Programming Language Forum - Index page
Board index All times are UTC Forum Topics Posts Last post tcl 79406 266177 Mon, 18 Jan 1999 03:00:00 GMT Nick Haruya perl modules 24868 59461 Mon, 19 Mar 2001…
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Herman Hesse: Outside Man
Hesse The Wanderer and His Shadow by Gunnar Decker translated by Peter Lewis Harvard, 791 pp., $39.95 W hen he was nearly 15, Hermann Hesse ran away from the…
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Who Killed Prolog? | A Programmers Place
There are a thousand programming languages out there (Literally, it seems, according to people who actually count such things.) A classification of so many…
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