June 02, 2007

Amplifying "faint signals" from the alpha geeks who are creating the future

That's how O'Reilly Media describe their mission. O'Rly Media, on the other hand, have a different goal:

You might say that this is amplifying the noise, but I prefer to think of it as found music.

[Hat tip to Mickey Blake, "budding linguist at the University of Aarhus, Denmark, who also found Danish pronunciation egregiously bizarre to learn and hates the Danish number system". But Mickey, when you're a linguist, "humani nihil" and all that.]

[A comment at I Can Has Cheezburger sketches the core of lolOS:


The Gimmeh and Canhas functions are parsed by the "has flavor" runtime. These are then passed to the DoWant/DoNotWant interpreter. Once this routine is completed all memory is flushed and the routine begins again.

Another commenter observes that the author must be "livin teh Life O Rly".]

Posted by Mark Liberman at June 2, 2007 08:05 AM