A Lazy SequenceRecenthttp://brehaut/feeds/recent2013-12-02T08:11:08ZAndrew Brehautandrew@brehaut.netBjorn Juhl’s Pedal Stackers Guidehttp://www.bjfe.org/viewtopic.php?f=3&t=5802013-12-02T08:11:08Z<article class="bookmark">
<p>Bjorn Juhl & Donner Rusk, of <a href="http://www.bearfootfx.com">Bearfoot Fx</a>, discuss guitar amplifier topology from a high level, and the impact those topology have on how an amp responds, as part of their philosophy of pedal design.
</article>Prolog for devops with Marellahttp://quietlyamused.org/blog/2013/11/09/marelle-for-devops/2013-11-10T12:23:12Z<article class="bookmark">
<p>On using <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Prolog">Prolog</a>, and logic programming, for system administration purposes</p>
Logic programming's heyday feels well passed, making it ripe for rediscovery. Today several mature Prolog interpreters are packaged for all the major Linux distributions, and the declarative paradigm it belongs to still has serious advantages:
<li>Predicates describe the relationships between entities more flexibly than functions do in other languages</li>
<li>Depth-first search through the space of available solutions is built-in!</li>
<p>…Though experimental, [it] already works well for achieving a consistent environment between OS X and Linux machines.</p>