Randomness

{"content":{"id":554,"title":"19-02-17 Weekly Links","body":"\u003cul\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003e\r\n\u003ca href=\"https://ramesaliyev.com/visual-noises/\"\u003eVisual Noise\u003c/a\u003e\r\n\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003e\r\nOldie but goodie: \u003ca href=\"http://james-iry.blogspot.com/2009/05/brief-incomplete-and-mostly-wrong.html\"\u003eA Brief, Incomplete, and Mostly Wrong History of Programming Languages\u003c/a\u003e. Classic programmer humour which is unbelievably just shy of ten years old.\r\n\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003e\r\n\u003ca href=\"https://www.math.dartmouth.edu/~matc/Readers/HowManyAngels/Achilles.html\"\u003eA fun article\u003c/a\u003e on Lewis Carroll's \u003ci\u003eWhat the tortoise said to Achilles\u003c/i\u003e. If you haven't, here is the \u003ca href=\"https://en.wikisource.org/wiki/What_the_Tortoise_Said_to_Achilles\"\u003eoriginal\u003c/a\u003e, which is wonderful.\r\n\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003e\r\n\u003ca href=\"https://alexanderperrin.com.au/triangles/ballooning/\"\u003eBeautiful hot-air balloon simulator\u003c/a\u003e in the browser, using Three.js. The new golden age \u0026lt;canvass\u0026gt; was supposed to bring us.\r\n\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003e\r\n\u003ca href=\"https://breakthelaw.xyz/\"\u003eOverly-broad Internet laws in many countries can result in you unknowingly committing crimes\u003c/a\u003e. If doing stuff is outlawed, only outlaws will do stuff.\r\n\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003e\r\n\u003ca href=\"https://www.jwz.org/blog/\"\u003eJWZ's long-running blog\u003c/a\u003e is the pinnacle of programmer coolness. It's so cool that it \u003ci\u003ecan't\u003c/i\u003e be linked from Hacker News. Mosaic's home page from 1994 is still around and it feature's JWZ's \u003ca href=\"http://home.mcom.com/people/jwz/\"\u003eoriginal, 90s-style homepage\u003c/a\u003e and it is a thing of glory. Back in the 90s, mentioning Kennedy was 4% of the United States GDP.\r\n\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003c/ul\u003e","publication_date":"2019-02-17T00:00:00.000Z","created_at":"2019-02-16T17:38:46.000Z","updated_at":"2019-07-02T14:37:30.000Z","user_id":1,"rating":null},"tags":"\u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=weekly_links\"\u003eweekly_links\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=programming\"\u003eprogramming\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=mathematics\"\u003emathematics\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=randomness\"\u003erandomness\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=logic\"\u003elogic\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=javascript\"\u003ejavascript\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=rumors_on_the_internets\"\u003erumors_on_the_internets\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=nineteenth_century\"\u003enineteenth_century\u003c/a\u003e"}

19-02-17 Weekly Links