contributors.scala-lang.org remains my favorite website of late. This pre-SIP discussion looking for better ways to define a `main` method is a fun read that demonstrates a collaborative process.
Yesterday one of my doctors was struggling to give me a little bit of bad news, fumbling a little over his words and giving me a very lengthy explanation. After a little while I told him listen, I’ve been unconscious seven times, I’ve had three fake heart attacks (allergic angina), and I was once told that I had a 10% chance of dying during an operation. What you’re telling me right now, it’s okay, it’s not that big of a deal. He calmed down a little after that.
Here’s a YouTube discussion of the story behind the song, “Brandy, You’re a Fine Girl.”
On my list to listen to: A TED Radio Hour discussion, Why Does Time Exist?
The conversation begins like this:
TAGORE: You have been busy, hunting down with mathematics, the two ancient entities, time and space, while I have been lecturing in this country on the eternal world of man, the universe of reality.