Who would have thought that the key to the popularity of a language is the size of the founders' beards. I typically thinks about ease of expression and the ability to perform powerful tasks with concise syntax but it appears that great beards are the key to a popular language. Check out the article by wired:
I especially loved the part on Cobol 🙂
Had a vegetarian chicken rice for breakfast today and it was rather good. The rice had the taste of real chicken rice and the mock chicken is rather good. Not bad for $2.50 at the Bedok central hawker centre.
Saw some beautiful clouds from the lift lobby and decided to do some HDR on it. The following is the result.
Below is a drawing of the beach at Club Med Cherating created using Procreate on the iPad.
I use bash scripts to tie together different programs to get the results that I need and it is nice to be able to redirect all the stdout and stderr of all the programs to a single output file. In a bash script, you can add the following lines to the top of the script and that will redirect everything to the specified file.
exec > log.out
See the following links from which I got the information from: