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The Register says that F# was “sneaked into” VS2010 in a “stealth” launch. Uh… http://www.theregister.co.uk/2010/04/19/microsoft_f_sharp/ # Hey, United Airlines! You should turn off DEBUG in your ua2go ASP.Net site. (PS: You have a bug in getFileName() ) # Commodore 64 and Amiga emulators for the iPhone http://bit.ly/9tfcYs If these get approved w/o significant clarification… # […]

Legal Contracts Written in Code

The SEC is considering mandating that Python be used to express certain financial contracts, allowing the potential buyer to ‘programmatically input the user’s own assumptions regarding the future performance and cash flows from the pool assets, including but not limited to assumptions about future interest rates, default rates, prepayment speeds, loss-given-default rates, and any other […]

eBook Annotations Should Be Optional

Having just finished Cormac McCarthy’s “Blood Meridian” — a book which in two typical pages produces the words: “squailed,” “vadose,” “bated” (not in it’s normal sense), “terra damnata,” “carreta,” “monocline,” “sleared,” “rebozos,” “fusil,” and “clackdish” — I have an opinion on this post from O’Reilly on eBook Annotations The only thing worse than having no […]