- Clojure or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Parentheses
Blog post explaining what draws the author – and many others – to Clojure.
- tactics, tactics, tactics
How to get better at programming. And chess.
- Die Sankore-Schriften
Little history of the Sankore university in Timbuktu, Mali (in German).
- The Making Of: Little Computer People
I love video game history, especially when it deals with games who influenced very successful titles later on.
- Sleep Deprivation May Spur Serious Mental Problems, Study Finds
A little reminder to all us geeks, nerds and hackers that sleep does play an important role in our overall well-being.
- Experience: I spent 29 years in solitary confinement
Robert Kind who spent 29 years in solitary confinement for crimes he didn’t commit talks about his experience.
- Why can you turn clothing right-side-out?
Math is everywhere.
- Brazilian agriculture:The miracle of the cerrado
Very interesting article on how Brazil transformed itself into one of the world’s biggest food exporters.