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The Elusive Computer Monograph Number 11

May 28, 2024

Starting in the late-1960s/early-1970s Elsevier and McDonald teamed up to print a series of computing books under the series “Computer Monographs“. I’ve read a couple and they were both well-written and likely ahead of their time. While looking deeper into the series I learned that 26 volumes in the series were printed, however I cannot […]

Notes from Underground: Software Tardigrades

Mar 8, 2024

Cryptobiosis is a peculiar state of biological organization Automatic bug repair and LLMs Tardigrades and foreign DNA Sussman’s “Evolvability and Robust Design” and the Art of the Propagator. Also look at Sussman and Hanson’s book Software Design for Flexibility: How to Avoid Programming Yourself into a Corner. Deep Specification :F

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