tag:lispnyc.org,0000-00-00:lisppetslisppets2011-02-27T23:36:00ZVassil NikolovLisp SnippetsVassil NikolovPebbleA Collection of Personal Web Pages of Computer Scientists and MathematiciansVassil Nikolovtag:lispnyc.org,2011-02-27:lisppets/12988497600002011-02-27T23:36:00Z2011-02-27T23:36:00Z
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A good friend, Boyko Bantchev, has compiled
<a href="http://www.math.bas.bg/bantchev/links/people.html">a collection of personal web pages of computer scientists and mathematicians</a>;
among them are Abelson, Baker, Gabriel, Graham, Greenspun, McCarthy,
Norvig, Pitman, and Stallman (to mention just those who are directly
related to the topic of this site; there are many others equally or
more prominent).
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A Variation on a Nursery RhymeVassil Nikolovtag:lispnyc.org,2011-02-06:lisppets/12970045800002011-02-06T15:03:00Z2011-02-06T15:03:00Z
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Humpty-Dumpty to Lisp was in thrall,<br/>
Humpty-Dumpty played with <code>eval</code> and <code>funcall</code>.<br/>
All the King's conses on the royal PDP-10<br/>
Couldn't intern Humpty-Dumpty again.<br/>
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By the way, did you know that there is a
<a href="http://google.com/search?q=%22Humpty-Dumpty%22+%22LISP+1.5%22">
Humpty-Dumpty reference in the LISP 1.5 Programmer's Manual</a>?
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The Inverse of A Famous EquationVassil Nikolovtag:lispnyc.org,2011-02-04:lisppets/12967906374532011-02-04T03:37:17Z2011-02-04T03:37:17Z
<!-- <p>The type of <code>(/ (log -1) (sqrt -1))</code>.</p> -->
<p>Happy New Year!</p>
<p>Even if you have seen this before, I hope you will admire the quality of a good numeric implementation:</p>
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[1]> (/ (log -1) (sqrt -1))
3.1415927
[2]> (typep * 'real)
T
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