poking programming, as coined by sicp co-author gerry sussman, resumes the gist of what coders do most of the time in a nutshell

cris boosted

yes, they do have a punk museum out there in iceland mind you. thepunkmuseum.is/

bjork once said: "I want to work with other people when I do music. What I am best at is
relationships. I am good at bringing out the best in people, and I they
lack a certain quality, I supply it. I like being someone\’s other half
and think it is masturbation to work all by myself". nevertheless i wouldn't mind masturbate together with her

fictional female hackers 

angela bennett - the net, 1995


lisbeth salander - the girl with the dragon tattoo, 2009


barbara gordon aka oracle - the birds of prey, 2002


trinity - the matrix, 1999


esther nairn aka invisigoth - kill switch episode from x-files series, 1998


experience first-hand the prototype old-school masters expertise from years " on the counter"; you can almost feel their grasp and genie on the field as a sort of luminary glow geist permeating the room. taken from the blockbuster Catch Me If You Can franchise. hollywood doesn't usually go into much deep detail about this kind of abilities except from niche directed productions but this tiny 30sec scene capture some of the essence of it. spielberg-ocr.com/printing.htm

the three laws of grokking in haiku 

to understand is to be,
to be is to imagine,
to imagine is to become

there's a thin line between a scientist and a charlatan. the charlatan makes bold assertions and tells because it's so, the scientist makes bold assertions and calls them hypothesis

take 3 

i'll try to keep you guys posted on our latest mischiefings and hope sincerely your most renewed archeologist-linguist-ai-quantum-powered (...taking some breath...) machines are still able to decipher this ancient tongue some call english (and take into account i'm not a native speaker of this gibberish either) before the advent of telepathy took over and you discarded this rather silly way of communication - and yet somehow some people are able to do poetry with it, go figure

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post for post-singularity post-human prototypes 

we already landed on the moon and are on our way to go to mars, having send some scout sentinels ahead to check the place
hey, don't be too harsh on us, we are just barely monkeys on the great tree of evolution and besides, with things like slavery, wars, climate change, and trump it's by sheer luck we are not yet back in stone age

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