Sprecher Fire-Brewed Root Beer
Nice tone. It’s got just enough bite, reminds me a bit of XXX Rootbeer. It has a sweetness that doesn’t linger too long, possibly due to the glucose syrup. In any case, I like it quite a bit.
It’s time for another Weekly Challenge: Budget Crisis. This time, Reddit challenges us to visit a Kerbin moon in 15 parts or less.
The part about deadly reentry is real. I have an unofficial tweak to the Deadly Reentry mod, (my fork is on github). In short, all but the shallowest approaches results in breaking apart and exploding.
UPDATE(7/3/2013) I’ve found an earlier use of this technique written about on a blog, Valued Lessons – Monads in Python from 2008. Please read it too!
I was tinkering a bit tonight with simulating nondeterminism a-la McCarthy’s Amb operator — in Python. This is peculiar as Amb is usually implemented using either first class continuations or syntactic abstractions. Python supports neither.
So what is non-deterministic programming? Continue reading “Non-determinism from generators”
Funny diversions in continuations seen this week. They’re not new, but new to me.
Yesterday, I wanted to show someone how CallCC works in C#/async, but I couldn’t find any examples in my web search results. C#/async has been out in the world for some time, I’d be surprised if this hasn’t been done before, but just in case here’s a quick implementation.