@kev I Igree with your views in your blog, and I would add that part of the freedom of foss is the freedom to port it to different operating systems, and for that you need to test it in those operating systems.
@mike You are right, the company I worked for did "work force reduction" and I was one of the lucky ones, so they killed my cow, and I am starting some interesting stuff on my own.
I just published my funlisp blog, I'm on part 13 of writing a RiveScript interpreter in Common Lisp, http://funlisp.blogspot.com/2018/05/creating-cl-rivescript-interpreter-part_30.html
New Pepper&Carrot Episode 25 : "There Are No Shortcuts" is now published online!
#peppercarrot #krita #creativecommons
I've been creating a #rivescript interpreter in common lisp, and blogging about it, Yesterday I published Part 10, I'm kind of proud I have stick with this. Writing is good for the thinking process.
@brandon True enough, I worked at big companies and part of my role was analyzing data, so they provided good machines with enough ram, but for demanding tasks I still had to use JMP or R, with some other tradoffs.
@brandon I always defend Excel, I've worked with it for more than twenty years and I have not found any other similar program that can replace it. I'm glad Linux fans can be objective about it.
Electronics Engineer, Programer, Matematician, and interested in Arts and Human Languages. Have been writing code since 1985 (I was 16 then).
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