So, you still don't think it's worth learning Lisp? Well, you'll have to make your own decisions on how to make the best use of your valuable free time. However, Lisp really does contain some great programming ideas that you may never encounter anywhere else. In the interactive comic below (adapted from the epilogue of the book) I've given my best shot at explaining, precisely, what the most interesting features in Lisp are that you'd be missing out on... So why don't you give it a quick read? Oh, and be sure to click on all the throbbing text! landoflisp
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An animator faces his own animation in deadly combat. The battlefield? The Flash interface itself.A stick figure is created by an animator with the intent to torture. The stick figure drawn by the animator will be using everything he can find - the brush tool, the eraser tool - to get back at his tormentor. It's resourcefulness versus power. Animator vs. Animation by *alanbecker on deviantART
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10 of the Fastest Spaceships in the Star Wars ‘Verse «furiousfanboys.com When I started doing research for this article, I was surprised at how slow these ships actually travel. Today we’re strictly looking at how fast a ship could travel within atmosphere. Once in space, speeds are greatly multiplied.
The Best Star Wars Easter Eggs «furiousfanboys.com The Star Wars movies are filled with little Easter Eggs that you normally have to go frame by frame to see. Some, like the infamous Return of the Jedi tennis shoe (more on this below) are impossible to see. Others, such as E.T. in The Phantom Menace or the Millennium Falcon in Attack of the Clones, are easier to spot.
This set of images, where the Star Wars scenes appear so realistic, is called “StArt Wars”. The shooting of the photos happened in Dubai and is directed by photographer Cedric Delsaux from France. The project shows how Star Wars would look if it took place on the earth instead of the space. He is an awarded photographer and winner of the newcomer’s “France Bourse du Talent” competition which stands for “Young Talent Award for Photography”. Star Wars never looked so real
6 Mind-Blowing Discoveries Made Using Google Earth Profberger We're not experts in archeology, but when it comes to digging up bones, apparently caves are where it's at. Over the Christmas holiday of 2007, Professor Lee Berger was at his computer, looking around for caves with, you guessed it, Google Earth. Having noticed a pattern of cave and fossil sites in the region around the Cradle of Humankind near Johannesburg, he went on to identify 500 new possible places old bones could be buried. news.softpedia.com Fast forward to August of 2008, where he was subsequently exploring one of his Google Earth finds in person with his 9-year-old son, the family dog and a post-doctoral student (take a guess on who was most likely wearing a red shirt on this away mission), when the dog ripped off into the high grass.
Bank With No Locks Opens: 'God As Guard' A bank with no locks has opened in Mumbai, India, to serve the devotees of a deity named Lord Shani, The Times of India reports. The bank is a branch of the United Commercial (UCO) Bank and has opened in a small village called Shani Shinganapur. A senior bank official told the Times: "We took note of the general belief and faith of the people.