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Microsoft's plans for post-Windows OS revealed - Software Development Times On The Web

Midori, a speculative incubated software project, tries to expand on their Singularity OS project for more network-connected and potentially commercial prospects. Asynchronous promise-based (and capability-based?) security and concurrency are alluded to.

Syndicated 2008-07-31 20:35:58 from Delicious/water451

littleb.org - home of the little b modular modeling language

The little b project is an effort to provide an open source language which allows scientists to build mathematical models of complex systems. The initial focus is systems biology. The goal is to stimulate widespread sharing and reuse of models.

Syndicated 2008-07-29 18:36:42 from Delicious/water451

Systems Software Research is Irrelevant - Robert Pike, 2000

This talk is a polemic that distills the pessimistic side of my feelings about systems research these days. I won't talk much about the optimistic side, since lots of others can do that for me; everyone's excited about the computer industry. I may therefo

Syndicated 2008-07-22 21:21:37 from Delicious/water451

Home - Pencil Project

The Pencil Project's unique mission is to build a free and opensource tool for making diagrams and GUI prototyping that everyone can use.

Syndicated 2008-07-22 00:20:44 from Delicious/water451

Tor.com / Science fiction and fantasy / Stories / Down on the Farm by Charles Stross

A story from the Laundry series, posted online for free as part of Tor's online efforts.

Syndicated 2008-07-21 20:19:01 from Delicious/water451


Allows selecting a time range easily in AJAX/DHTML applications.

Syndicated 2008-07-15 17:54:39 from Delicious/water451

Étoilé - Pragmatic Smalltalk 0.5 announcement

A Smalltalk compiler to Objective-C which extends the runtime to support Smalltalk idioms. LLVM potential optimizations are also discussed.

Syndicated 2008-07-14 18:31:07 from Delicious/water451

LispForum • Index page

A discussion board for Lisp - seems like a throwback, but if people use it, it deserves attention.

Syndicated 2008-07-14 18:30:17 from Delicious/water451

theoghts: doctor-pusher-flyer man

Which means that basically we're turning America into one giant hospital. And the illness is life. Our cultural doctors don't really know how to make life better, so they've prescribed a heavy dose of Comcast. Think I'm exaggerating? Name the biggest

Syndicated 2008-07-11 21:39:37 from Delicious/water451

Why are public schools so bad at hiring good teachers? - By Ray Fisman - Slate Magazine

While it's not fair to park the problem of global inequities at the doorstep of teachers unions, the continued floundering of public education in America is at least partly to blame: Education is an awfully good predictor of future earnings, and keeping b

Syndicated 2008-07-11 19:13:10 from Delicious/water451

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