is Ben Rudgers

The Problem with SLIME

A programmer wants to learn Lisp, now he has two things to learn. Lisp and Emacs. I no longer feel lost in Emacs. Once I started reading EmacsRedux, I was able to anchor it to my background with Continue Reading

Remarks: Epigram 4

This is part of a writing exercise around Alan Perlis's Epigrams in Programming. Every program is part of some other program and rarely fits. Great Chain of Being Interpretation -  The operating Continue Reading


This post has been a long time on the back burner. It started as a response to something on HN about how marvelous the iPhone's skeuomorhic interface is - something long since forgotten - and Continue Reading