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The one about Lisp interactivity

Nov 10, 2022 some comments

Lisp REPLs are on the collective lips of the WWW lately and so I thought I’d add my little bit of chatter to the mix as well.1 For example, David Vujic wrote a post that fell victim to common misconceptions about what a REPL is. Slava Pestov also joined the fray when he tweeted about […]

The best things and stuff of 2021

Dec 27, 2021 some comments

Great things and people that I discovered, learned, read, met, etc. in 2021. No particular ordering is implied. Not everything is new. also: see the lists from 2020, 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011 and 2010 Great posts | articles | talks read/watched A Short History of Objective-C – Sadly, Brad Cox […]

Thunks — a place to think through ideas still forming

Nov 19, 2021

I haven’t been blogging much lately because I’m currently embroiled in a years-long trend toward developing ideas and not quite formalizing any of them. While I have a lot of disparate notes around ideas it makes little sense to just put them out there for all to see1, yet I would still like to put […]

Clojure builds as an amalgamation of orthogonal parts

Jul 20, 2021 The Clojure Core team recently released a new Clojure library,, that is a culmination of thought around batteries-included build support for Clojure projects. I won’t go into detail around the history and contents of the library in this post because much of that is found elsewhere, including the announcement post, the guide, […]

Clojure Core

Jan 15, 2021 some comments

Earlier today Rich Hickey let the cat out of the bag that I’m joining the Clojure Core development team. We are excited to welcome @fogus, long-time Clojure contributor and co-author of Joy of Clojure, to the Clojure core team!— Rich Hickey (@richhickey) January 15, 2021 This is a change from my previous relationship with the […]

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