the world may be grinding to halt, but I have freshly roasted coffee <3

"In 1972, Dennis Ritchie made a fateful decision: to represent text in his new language with something called a null-terminated string. The concept had been around earlier, but he enshrined it in his new language, which he called C, and the legacy of that decision has been with us ever since."

slate.com/technology/2019/10/c

My orchestra concert from last Saturday is on youtube! Played a bit of Brahms' violin concerto + Rimsky-Korsakov's Russian Easter
youtube.com/playlist?list=PL89

I just discovered that in the fish shell, you can press alt-h to view the man page of the command you're typing out. pretty nifty!

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