Monthly Archives: January 2009

announce: clnuplot 0.2.2

David Thompson submitted a patch that lets clnuplot handle X-axis labels. This turns this: (in-package #:clnuplot) (write-plot (clnuplot:make-plot :bar ‘((1 2 “a”) (2 2.5 “b”) (3 3.1 “c”)) :linewidth 3.0 :key “off” :filename “bar12″ :xlabel “Bin Number” :ylabel “Dance Partners” … Continue reading

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It’s about time!

I hope that we manage to follow through: climate change envoy vows ‘dramatic diplomacy’ “‘The time for denial, delay and dispute is over. The time for the United States to take up its rightful place at the negotiating table is … Continue reading

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Even plants are breaking the law…

Good headline:

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announce: lift, moptilities

For your edification and enjoyment: A very minor update to moptilities (to let it keep up with changes in sb-introspect). BTW, I did this to handle the past, but I’d be happy to hear of a different way to avoid … Continue reading

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Eschaton – don’t be bipartisan

Eschaton “With bipartisanship you’ll not only get a compromise that sucks, when it’s time to throw the bums out no one will be quite sure which party should be blamed. Then what new candidates do is just run against some … Continue reading

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Yes Virgina, you can fool some of the people…

Sad, funny, story about quality, quantity and the consumer society: Interview: iPhone dev gets existential about “crap” apps “What High said next, however, is perhaps a bit more telling: ‘I think Apple does a good job of featuring apps that … Continue reading

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It’s not “gking” an apology for cl.net spam.

Someone exploited a hole on commonlisp.net to spam all of its mailing lists with e-mails purportedly from me. It’s not my fault but I’m still sorry.

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Nice inaugural quotes from the BBC

I like FDR: BBC NEWS | Americas | US inaugurations: History in quotes “The test of our progress is not whether we add more to the abundance of those who have much; it is whether we provide enough for those … Continue reading

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Tim Cook on Apple

Time Cook’s vision of Apple “We believe in the simple, not the complex. We believe that we need to own and control the primary technologies behind the products that we make and participate only in markets where we can make … Continue reading

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(British) teens flock to new maths show

Would this work in America? How about a tour…? BBC NEWS | UK | Education | Teens flock to new maths show “A new theatre show which explores the world of maths has become a hit with with teenage students. … Continue reading

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