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Micha Herda: The Common Lisp Condition System is out now

via Planet Lisp on Thu, 22 Oct 2020 16:21:07 GMT


After just a bit more than six months, my first programming book is out and generally available. I hope that it works well for everyone who wants to explore the condition system, how it differs from standard exception-throwing systems in other programming languages, how to implement it and how to leverage it in real-world scenarios.


  • Apress - for buying and general information
  • Amazon - for buying and general information
  • GitHub - includes the full source code from the book and the online-only Appendix E ("Discussing the Common Lisp Condition System")

A Linear Stencil Clock Built for Quiet Operation

via Hackaday by Dan Maloney on Thu, 22 Oct 2020 20:00:38 GMT

We around the Hackaday shop never get tired of seeing new ways to mark the passage of time. Hackers come up with all manner of interesting timekeeping modalities using every imaginable material and method of moving the mechanism once per whatever minimum time unit the hacker chooses to mark.

But …read more

Clarification on Shutting Down Any Site They Want

via The Burning Platform by Administrator on Thu, 22 Oct 2020 19:58:24 GMT
Guest Post by Martin Armstrong The reason these companies are censoring everything that is anti-Gates/Schwab/Soros & UN is that under the law they can. Your freedom of speech is ONLY applicable if the government is doing something to you. These sites from Facebook, Twitter, Google(YouTube), Microsoft, etc, etc, etc. – are PRIVATE companies. Their shareholders … Continue reading "Clarification on Shutting Down Any Site They Want"

Identity Theft Occurs Every Two Seconds

via The Burning Platform by Administrator on Thu, 22 Oct 2020 19:57:53 GMT
Guest Post by Joe Guzzardi In its 2018 analysis, the Immigration Reform Law Institute (IRLI) uncovered potentially 39 million identity theft cases between 2012 to 2016 that involved unlawfully present foreign nationals who stole the identities of American citizens. Illegal aliens frequently use stolen or falsified Social Security numbers to apply for, and often get, … Continue reading "Identity Theft Occurs Every Two Seconds"

Pulse Oximetry Sensor Judges Your Coffee Roast

via Hackaday by Donald Papp on Thu, 22 Oct 2020 18:30:00 GMT

Parts designed and marketed for a specific application can nevertheless still be useful in other ways, and whenever that happens, it’s probably the start of a pretty good hack. Using a sensor for something other than its intended purpose is exactly what [Zach Halvorson] did to make the Roast Vision …read more

Clacker Hacker: Popping a Cap in a Brother EP43 Thermal Typewriter

via Hackaday by Kristina Panos on Thu, 22 Oct 2020 17:01:32 GMT

A few months ago, I fell down the internet rabbit hole known as Ted Munk’s typewriter site. I don’t remember if I just saw this Brother EP43 typewriter for sale and searched for information about them, or went looking for one after reading about them. Either way, the result is …read more

What If You Could Design Your Own Aluminum Hand?

via Hackaday by Matthew Carlson on Thu, 22 Oct 2020 15:30:00 GMT

[Ian Davis] has decided to start over on his hand. [Ian] is missing four fingers on his left hand and has for a year now been showcasing DIY prosthetics on his YouTube channel. Back in July, we covered [Ian]’s aluminum hand.

Why aluminum? [Ian] found himself reprinting previous versions’ 3D …read more

Alan Korwin’s 2020 Arizona Ballot Analysis

via Page Nine by The Uninvited Ombudsman on Thu, 22 Oct 2020 18:49:17 GMT
First draft, 10/21/2020 If people send me valid comments I may change my outlook and re-post. [Special bonus segment (at end) -- Is the next presidential debate (10/22/2020, Thu. eve.) unbiased?] AZ VOTE SUMMARY (Descriptions follow) I don't endorse or...


via The Burning Platform by Administrator on Thu, 22 Oct 2020 18:42:54 GMT
This is either incredibly hilarious or deeply depressing. Either way, great work by @realDailyWire!pic.twitter.com/cabv0pG2Jt — Dave Rubin (@RubinReport) October 22, 2020

Time for Your Tonguebath, Mr. Chief Justice

via The War on Guns by David Codrea on Thu, 22 Oct 2020 18:36:00 GMT

 To stand in the center, the Chief must stand apart. [More]

Who says he's supposed to, on either count?

And is Dolly jealous, having to share him with a "Tax Prof"?

[Via Michael G]

The First Rule of Gun Club

via The War on Guns by David Codrea on Thu, 22 Oct 2020 18:28:00 GMT

NJ Gun Owner Trusts Police, Gets Arrested, Charged, and Home Raided [More]

What has Prof. Duane been trying to tell us for years?

[Via Michael G]

How To Install Asterisk 17 VoIP Server on Ubuntu 20.04

via Linuxtoday.com on Thu, 22 Oct 2020 17:00:00 GMT

Asterisk is a free and open-source VoIP server created by Sangoma.

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via Scripting News on Thu, 22 Oct 2020 18:27:53 GMT
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