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It's funny how #Systemd invented a completely new logging format and CLI, yet didn't figure out how to store and display the repeating log messages succinctly. I mean a counter-measure against the log floods many applications love to make.
Even #hexdump can do that: when it sees a lot of zeros, it will not print them all but just '*'.
Interactive demo of using Newton's method in the complex plane with a cubic. Its a little slow, any ideas for improvements are welcome:
does anyone knows how to tell quicklisp to use a prescribed directory to store packages, rather than ~/quicklisp ? A colleague wants to create a Python interface to Kenzo:
Another great quote:
"You have to be a different kind of person to love C++. It is a really interesting example of how a well-meant idea went wrong"
I am Dmitrii (Dima) Pasechnik a mathematician and a computer scientist, working full-time (funded by a Horizon 2020 EU project) on developing/maintaining a computer algebra system SageMath (http://sagemath.org). It is basically a huge Python library pulling in components developed in C/C++/Fortran/Cython/Common Lisp/... (and few obscure domain-specific "maths" languages). And even a literal SageMath programming LaTeX package :-)
(Today I mostly wrote/debugged m4 macros :-( )
functional.cafe is an instance for people interested in functional programming and languages.