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The best things and stuff of 2021

Great things and people that I discovered, learned, read, met, etc. in 2021. No particular ordering is implied. Not everything is new. also: see the lists from 2020, 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011 and 2010 Great posts | articles | talks read/watched A Short History of Objective-C – Sadly, Brad Cox […]
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Published on December 27, 2021 01:20
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“The apprentice avoids all use of Java classes. The journeyman embraces Java classes. The master knows which classes to embrace and which to avoid.”
Michael Fogus, The Joy of Clojure

“Functional JavaScript by Michael Fogus (O’Reilly). Copyright 2013 Michael Fogus, 978-1-449-36072-6.”
Michael Fogus, Functional JavaScript: Introducing Functional Programming with Underscore.js

“Functional programming is the use of functions that transform values into units of abstraction, subsequently used to build software systems.”
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“When my information changes, I alter my conclusions. What do you do, sir?”
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“Everybody does have a book in them, but in most cases that's where it should stay.”
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“Whoever fights monsters should see to it that in the process he does not become a monster. And if you gaze long enough into an abyss, the abyss will gaze back into you.”
Friedrich Nietzsche

“Programs must be written for people to read, and only incidentally for machines to execute.”
Harold Abelson, Structure and Interpretation of Computer Programs

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Michael Rob wrote: "How's your Kafka/Vonnegut binge going? And how are you able to digest that much dark surrealism and absurdism at once?"

So far so good. Cat's Cradle is a riot so far.


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Rob How's your Kafka/Vonnegut binge going? And how are you able to digest that much dark surrealism and absurdism at once?


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