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dxnn / .spacemacs
Created Sep 7, 2015
Pasting config file for debugging help
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;; -*- mode: emacs-lisp -*-
;; This file is loaded by Spacemacs at startup.
;; It must be stored in your home directory.
(defun dotspacemacs/layers ()
"Configuration Layers declaration."
(setq-default
;; List of additional paths where to look for configuration layers.
;; Paths must have a trailing slash (ie. `~/.mycontribs/')
dotspacemacs-configuration-layer-path '()
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dxnn / conf-dates.txt
Last active Jun 20, 2016
Conferences worth proposing to
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Ping me if you know of an awesome conference that isn't on this list.
Most of these cover the cost of conference, travel and lodging.
Dates are currently almost all for 2015.
JSConf US CFP: Jan 30 Conf: May 27-29 FL http://jsconf.us
Clojure/West CFP: Feb 11 Conf: Apr 20-22 PDX http://clojurewest.org
LambdaConf CFP: Feb 27 Conf: May 22 BLDR http://www.degoesconsulting.com/lambdaconf-2015/
SIGBOVIK CFP: Mar 15 Conf: Apr 1 CMU http://sigbovik.org
PolyConf CFP: Mar 28 Conf: Jul 2-4 Poland http://polyconf.com
Curry-On CFP: Apr 3 Conf: Jul 6-7 Prague http://www.curry-on.org
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dxnn / notes.txt
Created Nov 17, 2014
Notes in preparation for a discussion with new programmers
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start w/ apple ][+ simulation, show how it taught me to communicate with it: 'list' shows the full source of the current program, line number-based editing, 'run' to test changes and 'save' to store them.
then cut to chrome's dev tools, show how they teach us to communicate -- start from blank page, build vibraphone.
- started programming when six -- first phase is learning to speak to the machine and have it do what you want
- ultimately that means building a little computer inside your head, since communication is heavily predicated on prediction
your first 100 programs
- like games of go: get them out of the way as quickly as possible
- you're learning the language: practice practice practice
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