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You know how the source code to Infocom's games was posted to Github?

hackers.town/@drwho/1019445493

Here's Stever Meretzky's manual on how to learn ZIL (Zork Implementation Language). I don't know if it's enough formal grammar to write an interpreter or compiler, but I think it might be enough to get started...

archive.org/download/Learning_

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You think you're cool, but you're not goth girl with a raven on the subway cool.

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republic.circumlunar.space is young, but is already holding its own in the awesome phlog content department: gopher://republic.circumlunar.

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the book Concrete Mathematics has little remarks in the margins that were written by people taking the course the book was designed for. i wish more books did this tbh. (example:)
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There's nothing that makes me appreciate Knuth quite so much as the typesetting in old CS papers and math textbooks.

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Some good news from Patrick Volkerding, BDFL of Slackware Linux: the community response was important enough that he is no longer in a difficult financial situation (which does not mean he is doing well).

To keep on supporting Patrick V and Slackware, donate directly at: paypal.me/volkerdi

I know I'll try to support him and donate on a regular basis, because he is just an amazing programmer and just a very, very nice human being.

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"The Land of the free"? Whoever told you that is your enemy Show more

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John Coltrane and Rashied Ali... that's all you need.

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Sign outside what was once Occupy:
"Park beautification in progress"

Yeah, I remember when I thought this park was most beautiful. It wasn't because of neatly trimmed hedges, or a new fountain, it was because people were educating and supporting one another, daring to hope for a better world.

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In this day in 1987 SDF-1 received its first caller at 300 baud. Happy 30 years of community service.

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If we have gendered products for men and women, why not have them for more specific genders and gender-like categories as well?

Like: "Soda for tomboys!" "Incense for femme-of-centre androgynes!" "Body butter for bears!"

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But eventually, the Overstock won't be enough.

We need to be able to make CD-Rs in our basements. We need community owned CPU factories.

The Raspberry Pi enables me to make All Kinds! Of Neat Things! but it depends on an international shipping infrastructure and the goodwill of several corporations.

We need a community made pi. We need a #comrade64

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"I appreciate SDF but it's a general-purpose server and the name doesn't make it obvious that it's about art." - Eugen Rochko