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The Many Faces of an Undying Programming Language. An entertaining discussion of Lisp, Scheme(s), and other dialects.
Deforming programs so they are ‘iterative’ in order that they do not run out of the stack we imagine to be so costly is ridiculous: if you have a program which is inherently recursive, let it be recursive. — The absurdity of stacks
The LAPACK (Linear Algebra PACKage) online document browser is really nice. TIL there’s even a routine to perform QR factorization without pivoting to a real or complex matrix (related R package: QR).
littler 0.3.18 on CRAN. It’s been a faithful and reliable alternative to Rscript for a long time now (17 years and counting).
Multiple Linear Regression in SQL with Only SUM() and AVG(). For those interested in multiple regression and residualized regressors as well!
If you type something that looks like a filename, you probably want to prioritize filename matches. When your search query looks like a filepath, you probably want to use an algorithm designed for filepath matching. This makes zf a “do what I mean” program. — A different approach to fuzzy finding
♪ Plain White T’s · Hey There Delilah
Together with Vinfo, dpans2texi makes it easy to navigate through CL help files. Be sure to apply the following patch as well.
Peonia is waiting for its time…
Testing my new mapping of the month:
nnoremap <expr> <tab> tabpagenr('$') ==? 1 ? "<C-^>" : ":tabnext<cr>"
Basically, use TAB to switch to the alternate buffer when there’s no other tab, otherwise go to next tab (and cycle).