Re: [hack-and-tell] Cease fire! The war is over? (Hack and Tell Round 17: Wrap up!)

From: Danielle S.
Sent on: Monday, May 21, 2012 6:03 PM
It sounds AWESOME. You're going to camouflage spray-paint your laptops, right?


On Mon, May 21, 2012 at 5:58 PM, James Dennis <[address removed]> wrote:
> Is a mud pit involved, cuz that sounds dirty!
>
>
> On Mon, May 21, 2012 at 5:19 PM, Jonathan Halcrow
> <[address removed]> wrote:
>>
>> I think I terrible wrong has been done here and it can only be settled
>> by the ancient ways... Hack-Off!
>>
>> On Mon, May 21, 2012 at 4:55 PM, Andrew Gwozdziewycz <[address removed]>
>> wrote:
>> > Btw, I didn't mean to call out James on the list... Sorry James!
>> >
>> > On Sat, May 19, 2012 at 11:58 PM, James Dennis <[address removed]>
>> > wrote:
>> >> Then so is the spreadsheet. Y U NO UPDATE IF U KNEW?
>> >>
>> >> On Saturday, May 19, 2012 at 11:52 PM, Andrew Gwozdziewycz wrote:
>> >>
>> >> But, Aidan didn't present repowatch, so yours is incorrect!
>> >>
>> >> On Sat, May 19, 2012 at 2:16 PM, James Dennis <[address removed]>
>> >> wrote:
>> >>
>> >> Dang! I seriously just finished writing my copy, went to gmail to send
>> >> a
>> >> draft to Andrew and BOOM he's already sent his wrap-up.
>> >>
>> >> w00t!
>> >>
>> >>
>> >>
>> >> On Sat, May 19, 2012 at 1:28 PM, Andrew Gwozdziewycz <[address removed]>
>> >> wrote:
>> >>
>> >>
>> >> [Stop reading un-rendered markdown, and read this in it's full
>> >> glory instead! https://gist.githu...­]
>> >>
>> >> (Turns out, I have no idea when the Germanian war that started in
>> >> 17 AD ended, but if you happen to know, feel free to reach out.[0])
>> >>
>> >> (Have a complaint about this email? Want to make it better, fix
>> >> a typo, or add more info? Fork the gist on GitHub!)
>> >>
>> >> Hello Hackers-
>> >>
>> >> Thanks to [GetGlue](http://www.getglu...­) for hosting us! The
>> >> pizza was great, the drinks, they were sugary, and stickers oh so
>> >> gluey!
>> >>
>> >> ## Puzzle
>> >>
>> >> Puzzle? Psshht! Puzzles take time to write, to do, and did I
>> >> mention someone has to *grade* them? Round 17 was too ad-hoc to put
>> >> that together, and the crowd that came would have aced it anyway.
>> >>
>> >> I will, however, give you the answer to last month's wrap-upzzle[1]:
>> >>
>> >>   (define (empty)
>> >>      (lambda (k)
>> >>         '()))
>> >>
>> >>   (define (assoc dict key value)
>> >>      (lambda (k)
>> >>         (if (eq? k key)
>> >>            value
>> >>            (dict k))))
>> >>
>> >>   (define (lookup dict key)
>> >>      (dict key))
>> >>
>> >>   scheme> (lookup (assoc (assoc (empty) 'hello "world") 'world
>> >> "hello") 'hello)
>> >>   => "world"
>> >>
>> >> ## Projects Presented (in pseudo-random order)
>> >>
>> >> ### [Braindump] Malcolm Matalka (all the way from Sweden!)
>> >>
>> >> Braindump is back![2] That's right, America's favorite Meetup (which
>> >> shut down to free up more time for Hacker School) has turned into a
>> >> wee-wittle segment at Hack and Tell--but hey, it's something! Want to
>> >> do a Braindump? Send me 3 blood samples, $5 US and a self addressed
>> >> stamped envelope. (Or, ask next time there's a call for speakers.)
>> >>
>> >> This month, Malcolm was in town for Hack and Tell^W^W^Wa wedding, and
>> >> braindump'd a bit about what he knows of phantom typing in OCaml.
>> >>
>> >> * [Phantom_types](https://github.com...­)
>> >> * [Blog
>> >>
>> >> post](http://functional...­)
>> >>
>> >> ### Nicolas Dufour
>> >>
>> >> The Refuge Project aims to provide a fully decentralized and
>> >> open source data platform. What does that mean? Well, it means
>> >> that you'll have easy access to any data you shove into it.
>> >>
>> >> * [refuge on GitHub](https://github.com...­)
>> >> * [refuge.io](http://refuge.io­)
>> >>
>> >> ### Grant Kot
>> >>
>> >> Like Grant, I have like 3 words, awesome tentacle physics!
>> >>
>> >> * [YouTube demonstration](http://www.youtub...­)
>> >> * [Grant on GitHub](https://github.com...­)
>> >>
>> >> ### Peter Coles
>> >>
>> >> Peter showed off his pure JS/CSS/HTML5 piano, which generates WAV
>> >> files that are then data-URI encoded. In other words, only ASCII data
>> >> is loaded from the web server, the rest, as they say is magic.
>> >>
>> >> The visualizations were a little bit primitive, but hey, I guess
>> >> that's what you get for studying Computer Science instead of cello at
>> >> Julliard.
>> >>
>> >> * [HTML5/CSS/JS Piano](http://mrcoles.co...­)
>> >> * [GitHub]https://github.com...­
>> >>
>> >> ### Zed Shaw
>> >>
>> >> I mentioned during Round 17 that the reason Hack and Tell exists is
>> >> due in part due to the Freehacker's Union, which Zed created when he
>> >> lived in NYC. So having Zed stop by and see the community we've
>> >> created was certainly a treat.
>> >>
>> >> These days Zed spends lots of time teaching programming by writing
>> >> books. They're freely available, but if you use them, and like them,
>> >> send him a few bucks so he can write more!
>> >>
>> >> * [Learn Code The Hard Way](http://learncodet...­)
>> >> * [zedshaw.com](http://www.zedsha...­)
>> >>
>> >> ### John Workman
>> >>
>> >> Need to load hundreds of pictures in a web browser, but don't want
>> >> to bog down the experience? Well, scrollstream attempts to solve
>> >> this problem removing things from the DOM that aren't visible, and
>> >> loading new items in when they should be visible. It's dynamism at
>> >> its best!
>> >>
>> >> * [Scrollstream](https://github.com...­)
>> >> * [John's GitHub](https://github.com...­)
>> >>
>> >> ### Dan Vanderkam
>> >>
>> >> Dan showed us dygraphs, an interactive, zoomable time series plotting
>> >> library for the web. It's pretty cool, supports oodles of data points,
>> >> has lots of tests *and* documentation. Really, it's like some holy
>> >> grail
>> >> of software projects, which means if you have a use for it, you should
>> >> seriously consider it.
>> >>
>> >> * [dygraphs](http://dygraphs.c...­)
>> >>
>> >> ### Joschka Kintscher
>> >>
>> >> Harvey allows you to do conditional JS loading via CSS media
>> >> queries. It has the concept of "Coins," which control how the JS is
>> >> loaded/executed. Personally, I'm just glad someone put a Dent into
>> >> this problem.
>> >>
>> >> * [Harvey on GitHub](https://github.com...­)
>> >>
>> >> ### Aidan Feldman
>> >>
>> >> Aidan talked about his JSONP proxy, which allows you to do JSONP with
>> >> *any* JSON API on the web. He could have saved himself some trouble
>> >> though, since the Meetup API supports JSONP[3]. Nevertheless, it might
>> >> be
>> >> useful for someone else!
>> >>
>> >> * [JSONP on GitHub](https://github.com...­)
>> >> * [JSONP](http://jsonp.jit....­)
>> >>
>> >>
>> >> ## Announcements and things to watch out for
>> >>
>> >> ### Round 18 -- Coming soon!
>> >>
>> >> Have something you'd like to present? Have something to Braindump?
>> >> Have a (free) space that can hold 80-100+ people and don't mind some
>> >> guests?  We're starting to plan Round 18, so let us know if you can
>> >> help us out! Call for presenters coming soon!
>> >>
>> >> ### Hope Number 9
>> >>
>> >> HOPE is invading Hotel Pennsylvania yet again. This time,
>> >> it takes place on July 13-15. For tickets or more information
>> >> checkout [hopenumbernine.net]­(http://hopenumber...­).
>> >>
>> >> ## Wrap it up
>> >>
>> >> That's it! Hope to see you all at Round 18!
>> >>
>> >> Happy hacking,
>> >>
>> >> Andrew and James.
>> >>
>> >> [0]: Wikipedia has been lest helpful. (but, I didn't really look
>> >>     all that much... Yeah, my fault.
>> >> [1]: Have a more clever solution in a language that doesn't *have*
>> >>     closures? Share it!
>> >> [2]: ... and this time it's personal.
>> >> [3]: [Callbacks](http://www.meetup...­)
>> >>
>> >>
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