Apr 30, 2008

Alan Kay's mustache vs. James Gosling's beard

Here's a convincing theory on the success or failure of programming languages. Statistical data seems to indicate that there is a correlation between market adoption and the beards of the inventors. See Computer Languages and Facial Hair.

Apr 20, 2008

Intertwingularity. When Ideas Collide.

Ted Nelson's lecture to his 70th birthday at the University of Southhampton, video (90') at: ecs.soton.ac.uk/podcasts/video.php?id=76) [More at Ted Nelson's bibliography.]