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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][1] by [Raph Levien][2]. 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][1]? Infix-syntax [Dylan][2] is a much, much better language, especially once you add in the changes and features from the [Dylan Design Notes][3] 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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