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wildptr  ·  2569 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  ·  2569 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  ·  2570 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  ·  2574 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  ·  2574 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  ·  2651 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Self-Reflection Sunday #2: What are your flaws?

I write extremely well only past midnight.

wildptr  ·  2903 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  ·  2904 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  ·  2904 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  ·  2904 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  ·  2904 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: On the Origins of You

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

wildptr  ·  2906 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: On the Origins of You

You have freedom in your veins!

wildptr  ·  2942 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: I am a vigilante