Thursday, April 28, 2011


The Humble programming language? System? Whatever it is, it's a table-based way of defining algorithms. Very cool.

Target app:

Do that! Obligatory HNN thread.

Why Johnny can't build UI

A thoughtful post.

Machine learning linkdump

Target domain: music

Kinda Hofstadterian, given, but:

Sunday, April 17, 2011

Target application: to-do list

Oh come on, you say! To-do lists?

Well, sorry. Here's one. Do that, and I'll love you again.

Saturday, April 16, 2011


One-click Web app provisioning. Currently they're all agog. Good idea.

The Lisp Curse

An interesting contribution: tl;dr = Lisp is so powerful that major features can be implemented with relative ease, the result being that there is no canonical implementation and thus fragmentation at the social level.

So if you had, say, a system that attempted to understand code, and thus could translate between dialects of OOP, for example, that might bridge this gap.


Wednesday, April 6, 2011

Guidelines for shopping cart checkout workflow

Some excellent principles extracted from usability studies of a number of prominent sites. Good reading!


CKAN is CPAN for data. ... Why "K"? I don't know.

Sunday, April 3, 2011

Node.js ebook roundup

Here, thanks to ReadWriteWeb.