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kolber / pandoras_vox.mdown
Created Mar 20, 2012
pandora’s vox: on community in cyberspace
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pandora’s vox: on community in cyberspace

by humdog (1994)

when i went into cyberspace i went into it thinking that it was a place like any other place and that it would be a human interaction like any other human interaction. i was wrong when i thought that. it was a terrible mistake.

the very first understanding that i had that it was not a place like any place and that the interaction would be different was when people began to talk to me as though i were a man. when they wrote about me in the third person, they would say “he.” it interested me to have people think i was “he” instead of “she” and so at first i did not say anything. i grinned and let them think i was “he.” this went on for a little while and it was fun but after a while i was uncomfortable. finally i said unto them that i, humdog, was a woman and not a man. this surprised them. at that moment i realized that the dissolution of gender-category was something that was happening everywhere, and perhaps it was only just very obvious on the ne

dtao / eachAsync.js
Created Apr 10, 2012
Function to asynchronously iterate over a collection
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function eachAsync(collection, iterator, callback) {
var iterate = function(i) {
setTimeout(function() {
if (i < collection.length) {
iterate(i + 1);
} else {
}, 0);

High level style in javascript.

Opinions are like assholes, every one has got one.

This one is mine.

Punctuation: who cares?

Punctuation is a bikeshed. Put your semicolons, whitespace, and commas where you like them.

passcod / dom-loaded-test.html
Created May 26, 2012
onload, readyState, and DOMContentLoaded
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<!DOCTYPE html>
window.onload = function () {
console.log(''+(+new Date)+': Onload fired');
document.onreadystatechange = function () {
console.log(''+(+new Date)+': Ready state changed');
scttnlsn /
Created Jul 30, 2012
Pub/sub with MongoDB and Node.js

Pub/sub with MongoDB and Node.js


$ mongo
> use pubsub
> db.createCollection('messages', { capped: true, size: 100000 })
> db.messages.insert({})
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var mongoose = require('mongoose');
var Schema = mongoose.Schema;
var assert = require('assert')
console.log(' mongoose version: %s', mongoose.version);
mongoose.connect('localhost', 'testing_1088');
mongoose.connection.on('error', function () {
puffnfresh / do.sjs
Created Oct 4, 2012
do-notation using sweet.js
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macro $do {
case { $y:expr } => {
case { $x:ident <- $y:expr $rest ... } => {
λ['>=']($y, function($x) {
return $do { $rest ... }
brentertz / emitter.js
Created Oct 20, 2012
Node.js: Extend a class to be an EventEmitter
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var util = require('util'),
EventEmitter = require('events').EventEmitter;
var Server = function() {
var self = this;
this.on('custom_event', function() {
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var exchange = require('./exchange');
module.exports = BinaryHeap;
function BinaryHeap(scoreFunction, options){
this.content = [];
if (options)
this.options = options;
this.options = {};
donnut / main.js
Created Nov 1, 2012
populating a referenced mongoose model, three levels deep
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var mongoose = require('mongoose'),
assert = require('assert')
var Schema = mongoose.Schema;
var ContainerSchema = new Schema({
name: String,