I published a thing: Lezer, an incremental, error-recovering, GLR parser system. Now with npm packages and docs! https://lezer.codemirror.net/
there's a script in my brain i call the Concept Smasher that is always running in the background, it occasionally results in a good joke but most of the time it's just catapulting random snippets of horseshit like "Avril LL Bean" or "beese chiscuits" into my prefrontal cortex and i have to consciously think "ok, that's great, thanks" at it or it just keeps screaming it for ever and ever
Weird to find myself saying good things about startup culture in several conversations lately. The theme was UX, and my point was that growth-obsessed companies have seriously upped the stakes in how much thought we put into interfaces. And that's a good thing—there was (and remains) way too much "RTFM" mentality in open source culture, and corporate software houses still don't really seem to get UX at all.
Does anyone else feel that they basically lucked into a high paying career because their interests randomly aligned with scarcity and a rapidly growing field, and that it's nowhere near as hard, or as societally valuable as what teachers, medical professionals and care-givers do?
Every time I second-guess this paper I end up realizing it was right after all. Efficient and Flexible Incremental Parsing https://www.researchgate.net/publication/2377179_Efficient_and_Flexible_Incremental_Parsing . It's from 1998 but none of the more recent papers in this space describe as ambitious and practical a system as theirs.
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