Lambda Calculus isn’t just a fancy word: it defines our software, our numbers and perhaps even reality itself.
Game Development Teamup
Games don't write themselves. Without the knowledge and tools the Next Big Thing is still hidden inside your head. Bring your vision to life, we'd love to help.
With such a conspicuous title you'd think this was meant to be ironic or a post-modern arthouse diatribe. Nope, I'm just asking you to literally think differently, because the future depends on it. Non-ironic drama intended.
Don't Fear the Monad
Functional programming is increasing in popularity these days given the inherent problems with shared mutable state that is rife in the imperative world. As we march on to a world of multi and many-core chipsets, software engineering must evolve to better equip software engineers with the tools to exploit the vast power of multiple core processors as it won't come for free as it did in the recent past which was predictably based on Moore's law.
Linguistics and Compilers
Compilers are tools typically used to create binary we call software. Kenneth Miller has some interesting thoughts on extending the metaphor (and tools) to both human and programming languages.
Bare Metal Functional Programming With Symbolics
The Symbolic's Lisp Machine is an amazing and unique computer designed with one thing in mind: run functional programs as fast as possible using hardware specifically designed for the language!