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Wisdom of the Ancients

Wisdom of the Ancients
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Brainfuck Un article de Wikipédia, l'encyclopédie libre. Brainfuck est un langage de programmation minimaliste, inventé par Urban Müller en 1993. Il tire son nom de l’union de deux mots anglais, brain (« cerveau ») et fuck (« baiser »), allusion transparente à l'expression « masturbation intellectuelle ». Ce vocabulaire peu flatteur lui a d'ailleurs valu d'être écrit sous d'autres orthographes plus prudes, telles que Brainf*ck, Brainf*** ou encore BF. Présentation du langage[modifier | modifier le code] L'objectif de Müller était de créer un langage de programmation simple, destiné à fonctionner sur une machine de Turing, et dont le compilateur aurait la taille la plus réduite possible. La contrepartie est que, comme son nom ne le suggère peut-être pas pour un non-anglophone, le langage brainfuck produit des programmes difficiles à comprendre. Instructions[modifier | modifier le code] Les huit instructions du langage, chacune codée par un seul caractère, sont les suivantes : Hello World! [,.] ou ,[.,]

Weirdness on TV Things I Won’t Work With: Dioxygen Difluoride | In the Pipeline The heater was warmed to approximately 700C. The heater block glowed a dull red color, observable with room lights turned off. The ballast tank was filled to 300 torr with oxygen, and fluorine was added until the total pressure was 901 torr. . . And yes, what happens next is just what you think happens: you run a mixture of oxygen and fluorine through a 700-degree-heating block. “Being a high energy oxidizer, dioxygen difluoride reacted vigorously with organic compounds, even at temperatures close to its melting point.

mroth/lolcommits The Behavioral Sink Cabinet and the author regret that a previous version of this article omitted its sources. To readers who are interested in learning more about Calhoun's research, we highly recommend "Escaping the Laboratory: The Rodent Experiments of John B Calhoun and Their Cultural Influence" by Edmund Ramsden and Jon Adams, LSE Department of Economic History, 2008, to which this article is indebted. How do you design a utopia? Four breeding pairs of mice were moved in on day one. Calhoun’s concern was the problem of abundance: overpopulation. Mouse utopia/dystopia, as designed by John B. But Calhoun’s work was different. So what exactly happened in Universe 25? Mouse utopia/dystopia, as designed by John B. On day 560, a little more than eighteen months into the experiment, the population peaked at 2,200 mice and its growth ceased. This formula might apply to rats and mice—but could the same happen to humankind? only violence and disruption of social organization can follow. ... Wolfe wasn’t alone.

Alternative Energy Revolution The Five Stages of Debugging In her previous post, the Cranky Product Manager unloaded on Code Boys & Grils who don’t fix their damn bugs. She dropped the eff bomb and everything. Indeed! This post is the flip side. This post is required reading for product managers. (Oh yeah, go visit Quantum Whisper. by A. Being confronted with a serious and difficult-to-diagnose bug can be one of the most traumatic and stressful experiences of a professional programmer’s career. Researchers who have studied the psychology of computer programming have lately constructed a framework to understand the stages through which the programmer’s mind progresses as she/he works through the difficult process of resolving a bug. How you’re feeling: Skeptical. 1. Maybe it’ll go away. 2. Maybe it was user error, or a local configuration problem. 3. I think it was just a weird one-off that nobody will ever see again. 4. I’m taking a couple of days’ sick leave. 5. Hey, look, I just implemented what was spec’d. 6. 7. How you’re feeling: Resigned.

Death By Utopia John B. Calhoun relaxing in Universe 25 In the late 20th Century, John B. Calhoun decided to make Utopia; it started with rats. In 1947 he began to watch a colony of Norway rats, over 28 months he noticed something, in that time the population could have increased to 50,000 rats, but instead it never rose above 200. He bought the second floor of a barn, and there he made his office and lab. 2.7 metres square with 1.4m high walls. Society broke. The outside of Universe 25 The purpose of the experiment for Calhoun was to examine a pressing problem, overpopulation. After day 600, the male mice just stopped defending their territory, listless mice congregated in the centres of the Universe. The ‘beautiful ones’ withdrew themselves ever so quietly, removing themselves from the sick society. In the end the population sank, even when it was back down to a tolerable level none of the mice changed back. Poster for dystopian film Soylent Green Further Reading

Purity HTML9 Responsive Boilerstrap JS Crawley mum: 'It would be fun to be a granny at 27' Crawley mum: 'It would be fun to be a granny at 27' 12:10pm Wednesday 11th July 2012 in News FAMILY: Amy Crowhurst and her children Alfie and Destiny Britain's youngest mother has said she would be happy for her daughter to get pregnant at 12. Amy Crowhurst who got pregnant at the age of 12 said she would be happy if her daughter became pregnant at the same age. Ms Crowhurst, now 22, said: “It’d be fun being a gran at 27.” Amy had Alfie, now nine, in 2003 and Destiny, now seven, four years later when she was 16. She added: “Having sex at 12 is fine if you feel ready and aren’t pressured. “If she (Destiny) had a baby at 12, I know she’d cope and I’d be happy for her. “Having kids young was the smartest thing I ever did. The former Thomas Bennett Community College school pupil lives in a three-bed council house in Crawley and claims benefits. She said: “When I see girls I went to school with having babies now, I’m so glad I got it out of the way. “Plus they’re fat and I’m a size six.

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