(Attempting to) Read Papers: Times, Clocks and Ordering of Events

Jul 12, 2018 - 4 minutes
DISCLAIMER: This is not a detailed explanation of the paper, but rather just my thoughts on it. So I’ve been trying to get started on reading CS papers with a mediocre amount of success. I started with the Byzantine Generals paper but that sort of melted my brain. It was a case of me going “Holy shit, I get it!” followed by “Goddamnit, I don’t get it” again and again before I threw it away. Read more ...

Useless Blog #4: Elm and the Eye of Doom

Apr 4, 2018 - 1 minutes
This was supposed to be my grand comeback to my millions thousands hundreds dozens maybe one reader where I would teach them the ways of Elm and functional programming in the browser from atop my glorious Mountain of Enlightenment in a blog post that would teach them how to make the Eye of Doom!!!!!! (which is just this SVG drawing that looks more like a sunny side up egg than an eye, that follows your mouse around). Read more ...

Useless Blog #3: Heretic

Jun 9, 2017 - 3 minutes
The greatest holy war our world has ever witnessed was fought between the Church of Emacs and the Cult of Vim. For over thirty years, the two sides have been waging this war on all fronts: forums, chat rooms, even face-to-face. Many have been sacrificed and many have been martyred fighting for the editor they believed should reign supreme. But it is not all tales of glory on the battlefield, despite what historians on both sides would have you believe. Read more ...