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wildptr  ·  3455 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Brendan Eich steps down as Mozilla CEO

He also invented javascript, so he was really begging for this happen.

wildptr  ·  3455 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Reimplementing Markdown in Arc Lisp

Thanks for the reply! But that's disheartening, along with the whole fnid problem.

wildptr  ·  3456 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Reimplementing Markdown in Arc Lisp

Small question about Arc, coming from a Haskell background. I've used Yesod for web applications, and it has a database-agnostic API for persistence (called yesod-persistent). Is there a similar tool for Arc, or is there at least a database API to any specific one?

wildptr  ·  3459 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Goat Simulator is the gaming equivalent of a novelty single

I love it because it's a nonsensical open-world game, which I was dying for. I bought it a few days before the April Fools release and have been playing pretty heavily ever since.

wildptr  ·  3459 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: MediaCrush: open-source site for hosting images/audio/video

Well, Imgur doesn't support videos and audio. Also props to the OP, it looks pretty slick.

wildptr  ·  3537 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Self-Reflection Sunday #2: What are your flaws?

I write extremely well only past midnight.

wildptr  ·  3789 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Has Big Data Made Anonymity Impossible?

That would be a godsend to trolls if this website were to go over optimal mass.

wildptr  ·  3789 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Paleontologists brought to tears, laughter by Creation Museum

I get enraged whenever I see such bullshit "theories" (I'll use that term loosely) get passed around as if they were real science. I'd like to live in a world with no religion, no superstition, no bullshit; one where we all get along and work together towards our advancement.

wildptr  ·  3789 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Textastrophe - just laughed water on my computer

When the weather's good, I usually play some pump music to get myself going for schoolwork and other things, like this.

Or I listen to whatever rap comes up on soundcloud, like Mos Def's Mathematics.

wildptr  ·  3789 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Health Canada licenses homeopathic vaccines

Excuse my language, but this struck a cord with me because parts of my family bought into this bullshit and neglected the actual treatment they needed (Indians are into that crazy mystic bullshit). They're goners. Normally I would say, if you want to screw yourself over, go ahead. But this is going to screw over innocent kids whose parents are batshit crazy, and others who come in contact with them. Thankfully and hopefully, the herd immunity perseveres. I just feel sorry for the kids.

wildptr  ·  3789 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: On the Origins of You

Sorry man, but that made me chuckle quite a bit.

wildptr  ·  3792 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: On the Origins of You

You have freedom in your veins!

wildptr  ·  3827 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: I am a vigilante