Sunday Selection 2010-07-25

Reading

Emacs vs Vi is rooted in the love of Lisp — This is an older article I came across a few days which shows how the universal programming powers that define Lisp are at the root of the Emacs/Vi divide

Have generics killed Java in which the authors argues that generics have harmed Java and that static type checking is a dead-end

Media

Public Static Void — an excellent talk by Rob Pike that discusses language and evolution and why our languages mostly suck

Software

Firefox Alpha with TabCandy is an early test release that contains a very interesting new interaction interface for tabs which I think is a step forward. Now if only I could run it all from my keyboard. Be warned that no extensions will work.

Bonus: Here’s the TabCandy video

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