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As I listen to “Lorelei” by Cocteau Twins, I’m reminded of last week’s post where I talked about context-free music and its virtue in my personal programming head-space. In writing down my thoughts on the matter I didn’t want to give the impression that there’s a strict dichotomy between sentiment-driven and context-free music. Indeed, there […]
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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.”
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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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