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Compute! Magazine Issue 045

seanmpuckett tells the story of how he wrote a BASIC program to play a Merlin-like game which made it into Compute! magazine and was later the subject of an article in Mathematics Magazine.

12/25/12
by jessamyn

musicForProgramming();

Computer RoomComputer Room by Sam Howzit (cc by)

Whenever I have to spend my days cranking out lines of code or copy, if I end up working in a noisy place, I'm constantly looking for mellow instrumental music that can help filter out noise without being so distracting I can't think. Lucky for me (and anyone else), member Doeful Creature posted about the site musicForProgramming(); which compiles a variety of ambient tracks into one-hour mp3 files you can play while working. They even offer a podcast feed to keep up with new episodes automatically.

For any writers or programmers working in noisy environments (offices/caf├ęs), musicForProgramming(); looks like a killer way to find new music to work by.

04/26/12
by mathowie

Nerdfight;

Truly, the glue that's holding civilization together, however tenuouslyTruly, the glue that's holding civilization together, however tenuously by Saucy Salad (cc by)

The Twitter universe spent the weekend in a tizzy over the use of semicolons in javascript. If you hadn't heard or none of it makes much sense, this post by Deathalicious is a good backgrounder on the issues at play.

04/16/12
by mathowie

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