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The Story Behind 2 Buck Chuck

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Old Computer Chronicles Program on AI from 1984

Computer Chronicles > Artificial Intelligence How far we have come. This video has some shots of old symbolics machines and Dr. McCarthy answering really bad questions on Lisp and AI.

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Objects have not failed

A 2002 essay by Guy Steele, one of the inventors of Scheme, admitting that objects are not a bad concept. It is always good to keep this in mind to contrast with Paul Graham and (many other Lispers) position on … Continue reading

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Paul’s Post on Yahoo

Paul Graham did one of his essays on how Yahoo lost it. From my perspective, it is purely about success. Too much of it will kill a company. At that point in time (mid to late 90’s), Yahoo had some … Continue reading

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Google is finally improving contacts

This one feature will probably enable google to become significantly more relevant in the social networking space. Address book or contact management innovation here is long overdue.

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CouchDB in the House

a little late on this, but good geek entertainment holds up for months I Use Couch DB from Couchio on Vimeo.

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Cool vid of creator of Atari 2600 game ‘ET’

This video has been floating around and finally steve said it was worth watching. He is right. Kind of a cool story told in video of the Atari 2600 ET Creator talking about the creation of some of the games. … Continue reading

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My favorite new Gmail feature – Drag and Drop – is here

Just recently, Gmail launched a new feature which I find indispensable. The big new feature is ‘inline images’. This is the ability to drag a picture right into the content area of an email. Prior to this, if you wanted … Continue reading

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