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in defense of smaller (in keyword) dialectsmn on Mar 15
new programmable legos (for younger kids than the usual ones)mn on Mar 14
* Clippy is available in Google Chrome (URL)Anonymous on Mar 5
 shucks, weve had him on the forum for years. also for vi:mn on Mar 5
  * Clippy available in Google Chrome, sure, but ours is available in antique ass.Pete on Mar 9
   *polished worked too. but this works!mn on Mar 9
    * Yeah. In the end, the age factor won out!Pete on Mar 10
 Intel say it ain't so...Clippy on Mar 10
"synthesis programming" - microsoft has invented virtual recyclingmn on Mar 5
 * Hey, it looks like you're trying to create a crappy piece of bloatware! Can I help?Not really MicroSoft's Research Division on Mar 5
myths about computer science-- computer science is all about mathmn on Mar 5
 *math definitely helps, especially with proof and "theory of computation"mn on Mar 5
A language to build other languagesSimmons on Feb 27
 its more about "features" than "looks"mn on Feb 27
  or as myst once said (correctly imo) its about bindings...mn on Feb 27
   I think the mountain of libraries is the ticket.Simmons on Feb 28
    i think youve more or less got the ideamn on Mar 1
     If this could remotely work, here is where the insanity startsSimmons on Mar 1
      *youve been reading that story about the "hello world" of machine learning is writing xor?mn on Mar 1
       *No, what is that about?Simmons on Mar 1
        having machine learning write its own code is the next "thing" i guessmn on Mar 1
         *Now that you mention it, I think I did read something about that in SciAmSimmons on Mar 2
 yacc/bison is such a languageAnonymous on Feb 28
  *Are there any main stream examples that use this?Simmons on Feb 28
  there are lots of existing tools to create a parser (for c, python, java, js-- even php)mn on Mar 1
 CMake is another one, though it's not necessarily what you meant.Anonymous on Mar 3
  *yeah, im pretty sure *make isnt related. its a good tool though-- saved me some hasslesmn on Mar 3
  *then again, many config tools are destined to become turing complete, so you never knowmn on Mar 3
that time i got computer languages and computer science rightmn on Feb 26
canadian logo for actual people (how to program your parents and siblings)mn on Feb 21
 InterestingSimmons on Feb 22
  the funny thing about logo, is what people dont know about itmn on Feb 22
   what i meant to add was, how successful logo is nowmn on Feb 22
A federal judge has ruled that Microsoft can sue the US to tell customers about searchesClippy on Feb 10
 *goodmn on Feb 10
this 1963 hit was partially inspired by the teletypemn on Feb 8
 1970s teletype output (4megs)mn on Feb 8
  *Dang, I'd like to OCR that, pop it in GWBASICSimmons on Feb 10
   i think i found the author (fun, not necessarily useful)mn on Feb 10
   i dont know if these will be easy to ocr, but they might help you type the program inmn on Feb 10
    If I wasn't so lazySimmons on Feb 10
Anyone know much about old hard drive technology?Simmons on Feb 3
 yeah, the old coating was called airmn on Feb 4
  It's one of those nothing to lose momentsSimmons on Feb 4
   well i think youve got the right attitude thenmn on Feb 4
    I didnt think of the drive headSimmons on Feb 4
     cant it run on floppies anyway?mn on Feb 4
      Oh yeah, not a problem reallySimmons on Feb 5
       i was going to reserve a pi before they were readily availablemn on Feb 5
        If i get into linix SBCs it would be for embedded devicesSimmons on Feb 5
         Re: If i get into linix SBCs it would be for embedded devicesmn on Feb 5
Proof that Gates ws a thief from the start even when creating QbasicAnonymous on Feb 3
 fake news. heres the real version...mn on Feb 3
BACON basic to C converterAnonymous on Jan 30
PowerBasic is giving away a couple compilers right now.Dav on Jan 27
 *what is so special about powerbasic? why are they 'good'?Jim on Jan 27
  im told powerbasic is the greatest basic there is... it has fans heremn on Jan 27
   I don't know if I'd say PB is the greatest basic there is.Kew on Jan 28
    Ain't no 'x += 1' in QB64.*- on Jan 30
  Re: *what is so special about powerbasic? why are they 'good'?Dav on Jan 29
 How do those free versions do with 32 bit graphics and mouse? *Clippy on Jan 28
  Re: How do those free versions do with 32 bit graphics and mouse? *Dav on Jan 29
 Thanks for the announcement- on Jan 30
Have an old Apple 2, but have no software? Fear not!simmons on Jan 24
 what region do you live in anyway?mn on Jan 25
  I live on the edge of known civilizationSimmons on Jan 25
   oh, ok. on the unlikely chance thebob comes your way, tell him i said himn on Jan 25
    *I always thought we should have a Qbasic convention in VegasSimmons on Jan 25
     that or hanover, new hampshiremn on Jan 25
      Hanover, New Hampshire... sounds like a party townSimmons on Jan 25
       the original-- heres where the line numbers came from...mn on Jan 25
        *actually you could have a single letter, or a single letter and at least 1 digitmn on Jan 25
Resuscitate your old PC or Mac with Raspberry Pi's new x86-based Pixel OSClippy on Jan 1
 * I thought it was bad enough you are a Liberal. Now you're supporting Linux?Pete on Jan 5
  shh, pete, windows 10 is a lefty operating systemmn on Jan 6
  You can also still get Windows 10, but many older PC's will not be able to use it.*Mr Obvious on Jan 8
coding by voicemn on Dec 26
my first 4 computersmn on Dec 18
 *i bought my 1st 486 desktop for $35 at a comp show. now i can get an i3 machine for < 100mn on Dec 18
  *Computers have become a comodity. Buy em by the pound now.Simmons on Dec 18
 I have an opportunity to buy up some vintage computerssimmons on Dec 23
  news to memn on Dec 23
   I had no idea CGA was digitalsimmons on Dec 24
    actually it may have only been pseudo-digitalmn on Dec 24
   Well, I visited the computer collection, and I was not ready for what I sawSimmons on Jan 16
    i wish i could say i had a use for that stuffmn on Jan 16
    So you visited the McNeill Farm? Hi Steve!Pete on Jan 17
     It was an episode of Pickers...Simmons on Jan 19
      posting the url works in many casesmn on Jan 19
      N54 is associated with Photobucket, but you need to be logged into an Network54 to use it.Pete on Jan 19
      Use a Direct link from Photobucket or others*Mr Obvious on Jan 20
      *Some pictures, url insideSimmons on Jan 22
       *I wonder if there were any Exidy Sorcerers in those heaps.Kew on Jan 22
        * No, but they found a pair of Barb's unmentionables. I wonder how those got in there?Pete on Jan 22
        *I might go back eventually, I'll ad that to the list to look forSimmons on Jan 22
       Keep the phone so you can call a scrap dealer.Mr Obvious on Jan 22
        Computers do have a pile of lead in themSimmons on Jan 23
         old computers. i think stuff made in the past 10 years could easily be rohs compliantmn on Jan 23
          I didn't think about handling old partsSimmons on Jan 23
           sure, leave that in the indexmn on Jan 23
     Got one of the Apple 2e workingSimmons on Jan 22
      Congrats!Pete on Jan 22
       *Ahh, right, I forgot the line numbers don't have to be sequencialSimmons on Jan 22
      ebaymn on Jan 23
       oh sorry, that ones closed. heres a searchmn on Jan 23
Check Your Comcast Data Usage to Avoid Going Over 1TB CapClippy on Dec 14
Program that monitors software installationSimmons on Dec 13
 Norton? From the Honeymooners? GET OUT OF HERE!*Mr Obvious on Dec 14
Chrome 55 browser uses HTML5 instead of FlashClippy on Dec 6
 * Thank goodness! So tired of Flash hogging CPU!Anonymous on Dec 12
google is dead-- but fake google is still online (URL)mn on Nov 17
 FOOLClippy on Nov 28
Windows patches start getting cumulative for 7, 8, 2008, and 2012Clippy on Oct 14
 Well, that would be a novel ideaSimmons on Oct 17
  I always wondered why they never did that from the getgo...Clippy on Oct 19
   I hadn't thought of that.simmons on Oct 19
    No updates for 98 now. I'll have to look and see if it is up loadable to Drop Box *Clippy on Oct 21
   Same here. I have a HD full of old patches & updates.Dav on Nov 16
Question for the networking Gurus out thereSimmons on Sep 6
 *good luck with that-- you could be the closest thing to a network guru heremn on Sep 9
  *That is a scary thoughtSimmons on Sep 11
   well think of it is this way, youre the network guy heremn on Sep 11
 * https://forum.pfsense.org/index.php?topic=83441.0 might helpAnonymous on Nov 30
Toward a Natural Algebra for StringsSTx on Aug 29
 CLICK THIS FOR BETTER FORMAT: http://qb64.org/basbin/basbin201608300108391260789591.txtSTx on Aug 29
 and still thinking about your string division operatormn on Aug 29
  also, i think its safe to say that dividing a string by "" is like division by 0mn on Aug 29
   Thanks and here's some more...STx on Aug 29
    this is knee-jerk but: "the empty string "" is both zero AND one."mn on Aug 29
     Fun read. Let me try to sell you once more...STx on Aug 29
      well i was on the fence to begin with and im happy there, but here is my logicmn on Aug 29
     *And how is this a definition?: so generally, p$ - q$ is found by p$ / q$ * ""STx on Aug 29
      in case you didnt notice, definitions are not a strong point...mn on Aug 29
     * And tell me what multiplication by "" does in your scheme.STx on Aug 29
      multiplication with ""mn on Aug 29
       i have more in common with newton anywaymn on Aug 29
        * Newton? Oh, so that's where FIG came from. Now I get it. :)Pete on Aug 29
         *well that settles it (i cant believe i didnt notice that.)mn on Aug 30
        hmmstx on Aug 30
        quickie questioniestx on Aug 30
         It's just lame to equate strings with numeric variables, period.Pete on Aug 30
          pete, the usefulness i will try to explain later. for now, here is a demomn on Aug 30
           demo fixed thanks to bills question what is "hello" / "hello"mn on Aug 30
            fixed bug in dividing string by numbermn on Aug 30
           Besides, it is MOD not striaight division, anyway.Pete on Aug 30
            math with strings justified in terms of practical usemn on Aug 30
             So then why can't...Pete on Aug 30
              heres whymn on Aug 30
               * that wouldnt change the "a" to "an", you know!ministry of grammatical magic on Aug 30
                * pete : divby "a " times "an " # would though!mn on Aug 30
               thats the other thing, petemn on Aug 30
               * lol@higher quality. You think I'd be for legalized pot. I stir them enough.Pete on Aug 30
                is there a safer treatment for chronic pain?mn on Aug 30
         thanks, you found an error, billmn on Aug 30
          okay, home now...STx on Aug 30
           suremn on Aug 30
            okaySTx on Aug 30
             i cant give you more than i can give you, billmn on Aug 30
              * Thanks for clarifying.STx on Aug 30
 * What? No string roots? How about imaginary strings?Pete on Aug 29
  lol, string roots. bill might have one for that, heres why i cantmn on Aug 30
  Well I'm glad you made nice with Bill. I can't because I haven't had my shots.Pete on Aug 30

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