Separating MS Bot's soul from its body

25 Jun 2017 For my new gig I had the chance to look into Microsoft’s Bot framework. Said framework exists to provide the foundation of setting up chat Dialogs, similarly to how you would set up screen flows. Through its mechanisms of (de)serialization provide a suspendable state machine to keep a conversation with...

eleven year old svg engine, reposted

24 Jun 2017 Roughly eleven or twelve years ago, when I was young and seemed to have plenty of time for everything, I played with svg. Back then, you needed a browser plugin to get it to run. I also thought that Flash was eating svg and svg, even though cool, would not...

each_cons - the wise and tall of popular languages

22 May 2017 A few days ago, Michael Feathers tweeted this: The fact that many simple correct Ruby programs become ridiculously complex when translated to other languages means something.— Michael Feathers (@mfeathers) May 15, 2017 Now, I am not a complete stranger to ruby, which is why this statement resonated with me, and...

Rant on the importance of education

15 May 2017 You probably talk through this as well when you are together with your family / friends / foes: The state of the world and what to do about it. More often than not, we must recognize that taking education a lot more serious than we do now would help us...

WLS at home writeup

08 Mar 2017 This is mainly a writeup for myself, so don’t worry if you feel like context is missing. There will also be new entries coming up over here bash runs fine in conemu in current versions. change home to the same home as windows sudo vim /etc/passwd - change entry of...