I was reading Yegge’s rant Rhinos and Tigers, and he mentioned that:
So it’s kind of unfortunate when you have to use functions, because if you have to say, you know, HTMLElement.getChildren.whatever, it gets inverted with functions: whatever(getChildren(HTMLElement)). You have to call from the innermost one to the outermost… it’s “backwards”, right?
I caught this scribbled on a piece of paper, as I was cleaning my desk today.
Is there anything more valuable than human life? If No: Then when reason have we to live? If Yes: Then do such things justify killing in certain situations?
It’s really quite messy here: Most people want there […]
Today I decided to send the following email. Usually, when I do such things it doesn’t make any difference. But it still never hurts to try. We’ll see what becomes of my efforts this time.
Dear PZ Myers and richarddawkins.net,
I wanted the following to go personally to Richard Dawkins, but could not find his […]
I’ve seen much recently piggy-backing on the Wisdom of Crowds. Much of the Web 2.0 seems highly focused on exploiting this phenomenon:
Datamining the crowd: Yahoo and Google both have an Answers service that purports to harness the wisdom explicitly. Ranking results: Digg, Newsvine, Technorati all use forms of distributed social voting to determine quality. […]