Bigbig Linkdump for Sept 17, 2007
Prison Planet: 9/11 First Responder Heard WTC 7 Demolition Countdown
Stevey's Home Page: The Emacs Problem
Andy Matuschak: Getting Started with Cocoa: a Friendlier Approach
ONLamp.com: An Introduction to Erlang
frykholm.se: Rita User Guide - sounds like a really cool graphics app for Mac OS X - uses Lua to define its pens!
Edmonton Sun: Party's over for Torres - good for him! And good for us Oilers fans!
Yahoo! Finance: U.S. Dollar to Canadian Dollar Exchange Rate (1 USD is 1.0279 CDN right now)
Lambda the Ultimate: Minimal FORTH compiler and tutorial - incredibly cool.
Gian-Carlo Rota: 10 Lessons of an MIT Education "If you major in mathematics, you can switch to X anytime you want to, but not the other way around." More or less, yeah. I don't think that's as true for CS majors as it seems to be for Biology majors (from what I'm told by a Biology Postdoc), but it's true that it all comes back to Math at some point, so the more you know, the better you can be in your field.
steinsoft.net: Shapes I: Drawing A Circle
VBForums: How to draw circle use openGL?
Chapter 1 - OpenGL Programming Guide - I'm reading through this right now (I'm on Chapter 2 I think) to help me with Assignment 1 for CSC 305 (Introduction to Computer Graphics)... I quite like OpenGL!
The Catsters on YouTube - learn about Monads (haven't watched these yet).
The Young Turks: Verbatim Quotes from Republicans when Clinton was Prez.
raganwald: We have lost control of the apparatus
Google Code for Educators" Google: MapReduce in a Week
Google Code for Educators: Introduction to Distributed System Design
I Need Closure(s): 'Programming Collective Intelligence' in Common Lisp, Chapter 2
Sam Ruby: Dare Takes a Look at CouchDB
Graham Hutton: Publications - among all the other things I'm currently reading, you can add Hutton's "Monadic parser combinators" paper.