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On this day in 1987 SDF received its first caller at 300 baud.

Happy 34 Years to SDF! 🎂

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purely functional programming is a field of study devoted to finding increasingly sophisticated ways for computers to not do anything

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the safest way to use computers is still abstinence

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Even if it doesn't get accepted, I learned a lot about doing research. The biggest lesson was that publishing necessarily involves an all-nighter prior to the deadline.

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Submitted my first paper (documenting one year of research) btw. Time to celebrate with a beer at 9 in the morning.

Well, that's the first proof I've written that's hit the 8 page mark. Maybe it is a good thing that I don't have many more results.

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Daughter's second word seems to be "car". I was NOT expecting her to get into Lisp this early

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Freenode is going to be dead soon, unfortunately: kline.sh/

People are fleeing to libera.chat/ instead. I've created a new #lispgames channel there, for those interested.

The conference we're submitting to requires use of the LLNCS class, and good lord is it hideous. Who the hell thought that having the margins be this wide was a good idea?

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The gift I got yesterday that I was really happy about was from my dad. A copy of Donald Knuth's TAOCP, which he pointed out was slightly opened. I was told to look inside.

Thank you, mom and dad. I love you.

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PoO (Proof of Ownership)

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I could deal with a fat phone if it meant repairs were less of a pain in the ass

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me: hey I made this game. I think I took care of all the really stupid bugs.
them: it crashes if I press enter in the terminal without typing a command
me: oh no

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Beyond the shouting match: what is a blockchain, really? dustycloud.org/blog/what-is-a-

A blogpost I've promised for a while. It's long, but I hope it brings some clarity.

I peaked when I disclosed my one and only VM escape.

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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