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Tower In Cixi's Mortuary Complex

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Night Rain - Hiroshige

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This is a Great Country

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Fortran Graphic Design

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Notebook

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Detail From The Agia Triada Sarcophagus

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Palmyra Before Isis

{"content":{"id":204,"title":"18-08-05 Weekly Links","body":"\u003cimg src=\"/uploads/8e.jpg\" class=\"card-image\"\u003e\r\n\u003cbr\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\r\n\u003cul\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003e\r\n\u003ca href=\"https://el-tramo.be/blog/waforth/\" target=\"_blank\"\u003eA Dynamic Forth Compiler For Web Assembly\u003c/a\u003e. I think we're going to start getting a lot of weird, cool, and useful stuff out of Web Assembly in the coming years.\r\n\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003e\r\nI'm still really loving the Yale series of lectures on Early Modern England, which I've featured in weekly links a couple times now. Particularly good is \u003ca href=\"https://youtu.be/2nfTp0wURtY\" target=\"_blank\"\u003eThe Structures Of Power\u003c/a\u003e. The video is really messed up, so I listened to it while playing relaxing \u003ca href=\"https://worldofsolitaire.com/\" target=\"_blank\"\u003eonline solitaire\u003c/a\u003e.\r\n\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003e\r\n\u003ca href=\"https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Great_Bell_of_Dhammazedi\" target=\"_blank\"\u003ePossibly the largest bell to have ever existed\u003c/a\u003e, cast in Burma, was accidentally sunk to the bottom of a river when a 17th century rogue Portuguese warlord tried to steal it.\r\n\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003e\r\nSpeaking of the seventeenth century, I knew Leibniz discovered calculus, and that he was a famous and awful philosopher, but one of his most important discoveries to modern math and computer science is almost never talked about. \u003ca href=\"http://www.leibniz-translations.com/binary.htm\" target=\"_blank\"\u003eLeibniz also discovered binary arithmetic\u003c/a\u003e and semi-indirectly encouraged people to play with different numeral systems. \u003cbr\u003e\r\n\u003cbr\u003e\r\nIn that article Leibniz talks about Fuxi, the snake demigod. In Chinese mythology, Fuxi and his sister/wife Nüwa (both pictured above) were the father and mother of earth, and the original creators of human beings. Among their many gifts to humanity, Fuxi was thought to have created the original structure of the Yijing (hence the binary counting), as well as the first sentence of every chapter.\r\n\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003c/ul\u003e","publication_date":"2018-08-05T00:00:00.000Z","created_at":"2018-08-01T14:39:08.000Z","updated_at":"2018-08-05T02:04:00.000Z","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=early_modern\"\u003eearly_modern\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=china\"\u003echina\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=mathematics\"\u003emathematics\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=myanmar\"\u003emyanmar\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=portugal\"\u003eportugal\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=tang_dynasty\"\u003etang_dynasty\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=mythology\"\u003emythology\u003c/a\u003e"}

18-08-05 Weekly Links



  • A Dynamic Forth Compiler For Web Assembly. I think we're going to start getting a lot of weird, cool, and useful stuff out of Web Assembly in the coming years.
  • I'm still really loving the Yale series of lectures on Early Modern England, which I've featured in weekly links a couple times now. Particularly good is The Structures Of Power. The video is really messed up, so I listened to it while playing relaxing online solitaire.
  • Possibly the largest bell to have ever existed, cast in Burma, was accidentally sunk to the bottom of a river when a 17th century rogue Portuguese warlord tried to steal it.
  • Speaking of the seventeenth century, I knew Leibniz discovered calculus, and that he was a famous and awful philosopher, but one of his most important discoveries to modern math and computer science is almost never talked about. Leibniz also discovered binary arithmetic and semi-indirectly encouraged people to play with different numeral systems.

    In that article Leibniz talks about Fuxi, the snake demigod. In Chinese mythology, Fuxi and his sister/wife Nüwa (both pictured above) were the father and mother of earth, and the original creators of human beings. Among their many gifts to humanity, Fuxi was thought to have created the original structure of the Yijing (hence the binary counting), as well as the first sentence of every chapter.
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Rain - Van Gogh