Smoking Meat

I got one of these things for Christmas from my wife's family secret santa: The way this thing works is pretty interesting. At the bottom are »

What is Reification?

Reification is a concept that gets realized in programming in a handful of different ways. 1. Reification in RDF In RDF, reification takes claims like "John »

Functions to Delay Binding

In the previous article, the discussion of lambda calculus is a bit misleading. We're not using lambda calculus terms as the intermediate representation. We're being inspired »

Phrases as Functions

Parsing simple sentences in Prolog, you get grammars that look kind of like this: sentence --> np, vp. np --> pronoun. np --> »

APL Symbol Fetishism

All other things being equal (they're not, but let's pretend), APL will always have a cult of appreciation because it represents really the only time programming »

Prolog's Eternal September

I realized recently that the way I have been handling answers to Prolog questions on Stack Overflow contravenes the rules. I don't mind ignoring rules if »