20 Sep 2002 raph   » (Master)

Proof freak

I came across some interesting stuff by Freek Wiedijk, especially his comparison of 15 notable theorem proving systems.

See his abandoned manifesto for more insight into why I'm so interested in this topic. I consider his analogy to the Web to be exact. Of course, he wants to do mathematics, but I want to do computer science that doesn't suck. It's a very good sign that our visions are so similar then.

Diary filtering

Sorry for not following up on the patch to add an ignore list. What I really want is filtering based on the ratings. That post outlines the grand scheme, but if we want to start by doing simple thresholds, I'll take the patch.

Kids

More evidence that Max is turning into a computer geek: the other night, he was talking in his sleep, and said "Apple-Q it, daddy". We're starting to seriously use the Web for homeschooling now. A couple of days ago, we found some clips of animal noises. Both kids thought the chimpanzee was funny.

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