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{ Monthly Archives } February 2008

Dr. Kiki teaches us to say “Theobroma Cacao”

Dr. Kiki Sanford teaches us on her latest Food Science podcast about chocolate how to definitively pronounce Theobroma Cacao.

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Free font happiness! Inconsolata, Kaffeesatz and Tagesschrift

I love good fonts. It’s one of the things that I enjoy most about Mac OS X — the font rendering is wonderful. Lately for programming and Terminal use, I’ve used Inconsolata by Raph Levien. It’s a very clean monospaced font that renders really well at 12 points and higher, and is perfectly usable for […]

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Arc in a nutshell: It’s no Dylan (and that’s too bad)

What’s the point of Arc? Infix-syntax Dylan is a much, much better language, especially once you add in the changes and features from the Dylan Design Notes and the infix version (but keep the prefix syntax). Really, Dylan is pretty much the Ultimate Lisp in a lot of ways. Arc is essentially (decr Scheme) with […]

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