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  1. Last 7 days
  2. Jul 2020
    1. The hands-down best Computer Science class I took at NYU was Heuristics with Dennis Shasha in which we learned algorithms for approximating solutions to NP-hard problems and applied them to compete in automated 2-player competitive battles including a gravitation Voronoi game.
  3. May 2020
  4. Apr 2020
    1. Finally, from a practical point of view, we suggest the adoption of "privacy label," food-like notices, that provide the required information in an easily understandable manner, making the privacy policies easier to read.
  5. Mar 2020
    1. First sighting: "No Extra Customs Fees" rather than the typical vague wording "EU-friendly". This wording is clearer, non-gimmicky, and better. Applause!

    1. On top of standard Markdown blockquotes, which require prepending > to quoted lines, GFM supports multiline blockquotes fenced by >>>:

      First sighting of this >>>. I like it! It's always a pain to paste in a quote and then have to manually prefix every line with >, esp. if there are many lines.

      I also like that it very nicely parallels the multilne code block delimeter syntax.

  6. Jan 2020
    1. I've often wished for some standard variable to use for blocks and such. Like some people here, I had considered it. Usually I use _ but I know that means "unused" to many/most programmers. I like the % option that Clojure has.

  7. Dec 2019