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Tuesday 31 December 2013 The Forest Road Reader, No 117

You are lost in a dungeon. An ogre smashes through the wall in front of you. What do you do?

Martin Barre's New Day play Thick As A Brick at Fairport's Cropredy Convention 2013. I'd been unsure about this but I should have trusted him - New Day were fab and I really enjoyed this arrangement. (Side note: I assume this was recorded on a phone, and blimey both the sound and video quality are terrifically good.)

Obituary for software patents. Fingers crossed, eh?

JavaScript Spessore, an in progress follow-up to the splendid JavaScript Allonge.

Want eldritch horror during your commute? A reminder of the futility of your existence at work? This collection could be for you.

This spidery spacecraft will be the first to soft-land on a comet. Many of my old colleagues at the Open University worked on Rosetta, and will no doubt be looking forward to an exciting new year.

The creation of the calculus gave ways to form the language, though paused for Turing.

There's nothing you can do. The ogre rolls right over you, crushing you like a bug.

Happy New Year. May you make all your saving throws.




Jez Higgins

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