Daniel Santa Cruz | 22 Aug 04:16 2013
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Haskell Weekly News: Issue 277

Welcome to issue 277 of the HWN, an issue covering crowd-sourced bits
of information about Haskell from around the web. This issue covers the
week of August 11 to 17, 2013.

Quotes of the Week

   * psygnisfive: Seminearring is the task of giving seminars.

   * Taneb: You know you've made it when SPJ asks you for help with
     Haskell.

   * byorgey: . o O ( "For my next trick, I will CPS-encode this
     rabbit!" -- edwardk )

   * shachaf: I prefer the cogolden rule: When CPS-transforming, doubt.

   * edwardk: "You see these scars? I got them back in 7.7."

   * danharaj: parsing is hard, let's go shopping

Top Reddit Stories

   * Mio: A High-Performance Multicore IO Manager for GHC [pdf]
     Domain: haskell.cs.yale.edu, Score: 147, Comments: 31
     On Reddit: [1] http://goo.gl/ZTy1Yl
     Original: [2] http://goo.gl/6foNWC

   * Destroying Performance with Strictness
     Domain: neilmitchell.blogspot.ru, Score: 92, Comments: 45
     On Reddit: [3] http://goo.gl/1rkx3a
     Original: [4] http://goo.gl/rb5UnM

   * A great series of posts on the power of monoids
     Domain: self.haskell, Score: 78, Comments: 10
     On Reddit: [5] http://goo.gl/TmAAwT
     Original: [6] http://goo.gl/TmAAwT

   * Cellular Automata by Edward Kmett
     Domain: fpcomplete.com, Score: 69, Comments: 7
     On Reddit: [7] http://goo.gl/EIFK5A
     Original: [8] http://goo.gl/03mNhV

   * Elm 0.9 - New type checker, much better error messages
     Domain: elm-lang.org, Score: 50, Comments: 14
     On Reddit: [9] http://goo.gl/ngSBPX
     Original: [10] http://goo.gl/4Jp3l6

   * Revisiting Matrix Multiplication, Part I by Edward Kmett
     Domain: fpcomplete.com, Score: 45, Comments: 4
     On Reddit: [11] http://goo.gl/gYfm5S
     Original: [12] http://goo.gl/bg75ZX

   * Revisiting Matrix Multiplication, Part II by Edward Kmett
     Domain: fpcomplete.com, Score: 37, Comments: 9
     On Reddit: [13] http://goo.gl/qU2r69
     Original: [14] http://goo.gl/5cRq72

   * Roles: a new feature of GHC (patch GND + type families)
     Domain: typesandkinds.wordpress.com, Score: 34, Comments: 28
     On Reddit: [15] http://goo.gl/HhVOTu
     Original: [16] http://goo.gl/Twx5YB

   * Type Inference, Haskell and Dependent Types :: PDF
     Domain: personal.cis.strath.ac.uk, Score: 33, Comments: 0
     On Reddit: [17] http://goo.gl/MbtYGO
     Original: [18] http://goo.gl/uOx01F

   * Embedded Languages for High-Performance Computing 
     [Chakravarty, PDF 70 slides]
     Domain: speakerdeck.com, Score: 31, Comments: 4
     On Reddit: [19] http://goo.gl/mb2frN
     Original: [20] http://goo.gl/EEG0Wk

   * Graph drawing with gloss
     Domain: mazzo.li, Score: 30, Comments: 7
     On Reddit: [21] http://goo.gl/j0CZmo
     Original: [22] http://goo.gl/5ZtFuu

   * Benchmarking sqlite-simple against Python and C
     Domain: nurpax.github.io, Score: 28, Comments: 9
     On Reddit: [23] http://goo.gl/CNyjWa
     Original: [24] http://goo.gl/gFmWgT

   * What is "lifting"? Explained on stackoverflow
     Domain: stackoverflow.com, Score: 25, Comments: 7
     On Reddit: [25] http://goo.gl/HzXWb9
     Original: [26] http://goo.gl/hQxTce

   * GHC API: Interpreted, compiled and package modules
     Domain: parenz.wordpress.com, Score: 23, Comments: 0
     On Reddit: [27] http://goo.gl/xUeUYq
     Original: [28] http://goo.gl/llQsyE

   * Time to start writing on the new binding: SDL 2.0 release.
     Domain: lists.libsdl.org, Score: 22, Comments: 15
     On Reddit: [29] http://goo.gl/G0ut36
     Original: [30] http://goo.gl/MuO1uB

   * FP Complete's Haskell programming competition now accepting entries
     Domain: fpcomplete.com, Score: 21, Comments: 7
     On Reddit: [31] http://goo.gl/tbEBKG
     Original: [32] http://goo.gl/ADsrJ

   * Pretext by experiments and guesses
     Domain: fpcomplete.com, Score: 18, Comments: 15
     On Reddit: [33] http://goo.gl/oVpKIe
     Original: [34] http://goo.gl/2PFthz

Top StackOverflow Questions

   * Haskell random numbers suddenly start to “converge” 
     after months of running
     votes: 30, answers: 1
     Read on SO: [35] http://goo.gl/oxUAQ5

   * Why does ghc generate so many useless-looking nested case expressions?
     votes: 10, answers: 1
     Read on SO: [36] http://goo.gl/6cdTd1

Until next time,
[37]+Daniel Santa Cruz

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