Resize the dang iframe

Short post here; I made a page with Glitch that is a long blogpost about iFrames (a part of web pages) that know how to make themselves the correct height. https://resizing-the-dang-iframe.glitch.me/ Five stars for making blog posts that are mini deployed websites on Glitch. Would glitch again.

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Numberwang and “The Blockchain” Episode 1

To celebrate April Fool’s Day, I made a Youtube video on The Blockchain and why it’s like Numberwang. I also made a website where your computer plays a simplified version of Blockchain Numberwang. This video is lightly adapted from the talk I recorded for SIGBOVIK 2018, a conference at Carnegie Mellon that “simultaneously scorches (for its pointless navel–gazing) and…

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Abstract Binding Trees (Part 1)

I’ve been thinking a bit about abstract binding trees lately because of a slackbot I wrote to as a prank. (I might be bad at pranks.) Abstract binding trees (ABTs) are a fundamental idea in Robert Harper’s Practical Foundations of Programming Languages book. One of the most common things I’ve heard from people that try…

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