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If you don't hate your code from six months ago, you haven't learned enough in the previous six months.
Depression isn't always agony or despair. Often it's just a quiet thought distortion that subtly convinces you your problems are unfixable.
Haskell (and Erlang) just got mentioned in the Economist. Yesssss. http://www.economist.com/node/18750706?story_id=18750706
Cynicism is the ultimate admission of defeat. It is existential Stockholm syndrome.
Teaching someone a new language/environment is a great way to realize how much brokenness and inconsistency you’ve internalized.
Remember, [[NSNull null] isEqual: nil] is false. But [[NSNull null] isEqual: [NSNull null]] is true. But [nil isEqual:nil] is false.
people keep asking me what modern languages to learn. If you know the JVM, pick Clojure or Scala. Otherwise, pick Haskell.
a fun fact about computers is that they don't fucking work ever
Malcontent. Computer scientist. Rap game Dale Cooper. Programming-language dillettante. ⅓ of @postmodemcast.