If you like discussing the merits of the term “data science”, this article may be interesting: http://courses.csail.mit.edu/18.337/2015/docs/50YearsDataScience.pdf [PDF]
I guess Baumann’s “a fork() in the road” paper is this week’s fashionable reading (https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/research/uploads/prod/2019/04/fork-hotos19.pdf [PDF]).
@keybase any plans on whitelisting mastodon.technology? Or even better, getting rid of whitelisting all together?
A nice introduction to types in #Idris (including dependent types): https://www.azavea.com/blog/2019/03/11/the-power-of-types-in-idris/
There are countless ways you can contribute to Open Source software, not just coding.
Translations, for instance, are quite important: https://github.com/Chocobozzz/PeerTube/blob/develop/support/doc/translation.md #OSS
List of things named after Leonhard #Euler: https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_things_named_after_Leonhard_Euler
in "Linux at 25: Linus Torvalds on the evolution and future of Linux" (https://www.infoworld.com/article/3109150/linux/linux-at-25-linus-torvalds-on-the-evolution-and-future-of-linux.html)
"That's not a new phenomenon at all. We've had the system people who used Modula-2 or Ada, and I have to say Rust looks a lot better than either of those two disasters.
[...] I'm not convinced about Rust for an OS kernel (there's a lot more to system programming than the kernel, though), but at the same time there is no question that C has a lot of limitations."
Blog post: Python monkey patching (for readability) https://ruivieira.github.io/python-monkey-patching-for-readability.html #blog
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