[fonc] Halide: Decoupling algorithm from scheduling for image processing

2012-10-26 Thread Marcel Weiher
Looks like an interesting approach: http://people.csail.mit.edu/jrk/halide12/ The presentation was impressive, especially for a performance + expressiveness geek like myself. Marcel ___ fonc mailing list fonc@vpri.org

Re: [fonc] Apple and hardware (was: Error trying to compile COLA)

2012-03-16 Thread Marcel Weiher
On Mar 16, 2012, at 0:03 , Jecel Assumpcao Jr. wrote: Marcel Weiher wrote on Thu, 15 Mar 2012 15:33:07 +0100 I have a little Postscript interpreter/scratchpad in the AppStore (TouchScript, http://itunes.apple.com/en/app/touchscript/id398914579?mt=8 ). Admittedly, it was mostly a trial

Re: [fonc] Apple and hardware (was: Error trying to compile COLA)

2012-03-15 Thread Marcel Weiher
On Mar 14, 2012, at 17:17 , Jecel Assumpcao Jr. wrote: Alan Kay wrote on Wed, 14 Mar 2012 05:53:21 -0700 (PDT) No matter what Apple says, the reasons clearly stem from strategies and tactics of economic exclusion. So I agree with Max that the iPad at present is really the anti-Dynabook

[fonc] Sussman on InfoQ: We Really Don't Know How To Compute!

2011-11-08 Thread Marcel Weiher
http://www.infoq.com/presentations/We-Really-Dont-Know-How-To-Compute ___ fonc mailing list fonc@vpri.org http://vpri.org/mailman/listinfo/fonc

Re: [fonc] Alan Kay talk at HPI in Potsdam

2011-07-25 Thread Marcel Weiher
as the web was being set up and a really painful genii was being let out of the bottle. As Kurt Vonnegut used to say And so it goes. Cheers, Alan From: Marcel Weiher marcel.wei...@gmail.com To: Fundamentals of New Computing fonc@vpri.org Cc: Alan Kay alan.n...@yahoo.com Sent: Sun, July 24

Re: [fonc] Alan Kay talk at HPI in Potsdam

2011-07-24 Thread Marcel Weiher
Hi Alan, as usual, it was inspiring talking to your colleagues and hearing you speak at Potsdam. I think I finally got the Model-T image, which resonated with my fondness for Objective-C: a language that a 17 year old with no experience with compilers or runtimes can implement and that