The story where grep comes from, in particular its name.

And how to pronounce ed.

youtube.com/watch?v=NTfOnGZUZD

Inspired by reddit.com/r/lisp/comments/b27 replace the "tiger tail", "sfogliatella", "pringles" or "lisp bum" via font lock by something nicer.

(defun mw-lisp-bum-display ()
(font-lock-add-keywords
nil
'((")\\())+\\))"
(1 (compose-region
(match-beginning 1) (match-end 1)
",")
nil)))))

(add-hook 'emacs-lisp-mode-hook #'mw-lisp-bum-display)
(add-hook 'lisp-mode-hook #'mw-lisp-bum-display)

See also reddit.com/r/emacs/comments/b2

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comment-or-uncomment-sexp.el

is now on MELPA.

See the blog post about what it does:

endlessparentheses.com/a-comme

I've been using it a lot with #fennel.

#emacs #lisp

Macro togglef to toggle the truth.

(defmacro togglef (place)
"Toggle PLACE. non-nil becomes nil, nil becomes t.
PLACE may be a symbol, or any generalized variable allowed by ‘setf’.
The return value is the new value of PLACE."
`(setf ,place (not ,place)))

reddit.com/r/emacs/comments/b0

Looks like the communist manifesto has also been written by Camden 'Cam' Brady.

Also after .

youtube.com/watch?v=t79NRf25B2

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Analysis of Feinstein's talk with some kids about the Green New Deal by Jamarl Thomas.

youtube.com/watch?v=KTlA212vzf

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I tried this search engine I never heard of before:

mojeek.com/

Pretty good so far.

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Wow! Just wow!

telnet://mapscii.me

(try scrolling with the mouse)

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"An attempt to solve computer-related problems that won't exist, if computers didn't exist in the first place."

I like that quote.

zhaqenl.github.io/en/

The page also contains an article about the forkbomb.

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Son: Dad what's the difference between a meteor, asteroid, comet, etc.

Dad: Uhh.. I am not exactly sure .. let me look up.

universetoday.com/100075/infog

#space #rocks (pun intended)

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vim: copying text is called yanking
emacs: pasting text is called yanking
everyone else: nothing is called yanking oh my god

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