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by admin
Sun Aug 04, 2019 8:14 am
Forum: Technology
Topic: Ackermann function
Replies: 1
Views: 743

Re: Ackermann function

I first learnt about this function via Urbit. https://urbit.org/docs/learn/hoon/hoon-tutorial/ackermann/ (I'm doing Hoon School now.) I thought the statement that it is "not primitively recursive -- meaning it can not be rewritten in an iterative fashion" was supposed to mean that it couldn't be wri...
by admin
Fri Aug 02, 2019 8:17 am
Forum: Technology
Topic: Ackermann function
Replies: 1
Views: 743

Ackermann function

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ackermann_function My JavaScript implementations : function ackermann(m, n) => { if (m === 0) return n + 1; if (m > 0 && n === 0) return ap(m - 1, 1); if (m > 0 && n > 0) return ap(m - 1, ap(m, n - 1)); } A faster version without recursion: function ackermann(m, n) => {...
by admin
Fri Jun 21, 2019 9:52 pm
Forum: Operating Space
Topic: To do
Replies: 1
Views: 2135

To do

  • ☐ Make a front page - blog + forum activity
  • ✓ Set a maximum forum content width
  • ☐ Write introduction to the site (in progress!)
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29/6:
  • ✓ Remove date of birth fields from user profiles
by admin
Fri Jun 14, 2019 5:30 pm
Forum: Technology
Topic: Forums vs. blogs vs. social media
Replies: 0
Views: 1345

Forums vs. blogs vs. social media

The title of this thread could be appended with 'vs. wikis vs. Q-and-A sites vs. mailing lists vs. chat' and so on. All these systems are fundamentally similar. They all let us put content online, so they're all usable for publishing and discussion. They all have their defining peculiarities which m...
by admin
Mon Jun 10, 2019 11:28 pm
Forum: Outer darkness
Topic: Off-topic threads will go here
Replies: 0
Views: 2050

Off-topic threads will go here

Later. Forum locked for now.
by admin
Mon Jun 10, 2019 11:19 pm
Forum: Technology
Topic: Online dating
Replies: 2
Views: 1647

Online dating

My speculative piece:

https://overflow.space/2018/02/19/love- ... computing/

And an edutainment/propaganda game:

https://monstermatch.hiddenswitch.com/
MonsterMatch simulates a dating app and shows you how dating apps really work.
by admin
Fri Jun 07, 2019 3:18 pm
Forum: Operating Space
Topic: Welcome to Operating Space forums
Replies: 0
Views: 1376

Welcome to Operating Space forums

I started this forum to support my blog. http://overflow.space That's some of the sort of stuff I'll be posting here. I've mostly focused on software-related topics, because that's the field I work in, but that not supposed to limit the forum topics here in any way. There's one main 'Technology' sub...