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Comment Re:Just as Plato predicted (Score 1) 785

To understand that, you will have to first realize that not all of the humanities are BS and that politics/philosophy is a discipline as structured as programming.

Perhaps, but if so, the focus in philosophy is merely on ensuring that your program compiles--not that it produces the expected output when run.


Submission + - New Squeak Smalltalk book published ( 1

mykdavies writes: Squeak is a multi-platform Open Source Smalltalk, and home of eToys, which is included in the OLPC XO laptop due to be released later this year. Due to the growing interest in the language, a group of Squeakers has just released a new introduction to Squeak. The book, Squeak By Example, is a step-by-step guide to the language and the environment. It's available as a free PDF, or as hard-copy from — see the book's website for details.

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