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Discussion meeting (December 2009)

Date: December 1, 2009

Location: Linux Caffe

Attending: (I don't have this information)


This was a general discussion meeting.


* Lisp meeting
 <2009-12-01 Tue>
 - Emacs
   - Defunkt mode
 - XONG
 - Google talk
   - sawzi
 - Sawzall
   - Google and machine learning on large datasets
   - Interpreting the Data: Parallel Analysis with Sawzall

     > Title: Extreme Data Mining: Machine Learning in Adwords and Google Product Search
     > Date: Monday, November 30, 2009 at 5pm.
     > Location: Institute for Quantum Computing, 475 Wes Graham Way, 2nd Floor (RAC Seminar Room)
     > Map URL: http://bit.ly/InstQuantumComputing
     > Admission: Free (Google's mission is to organize the world's information and make it universally available and useful)
     > This Doc URL: http://bit.ly/ExtremeDataMining
 - Reader Macros
   - by doug
     - builds up lists
     - frames
     - read delimited list
     - security issues with #.
     - how to ignore errors
       - potential DOS
     - http://www.lispworks.com/documentation/lw50/CLHS/Body/f_rd_del.htm
     - read CL by guy steele, table with each character
       - the readtable
     - backquote is code..
       - meant to be eval'd
         - `(print ,a) -> (list print value-of-a)
           - nested backquote.. uhhhh
 - Reserve our meeting next time, those android devs are trying to
infringe on our turf
 - Serialization
   - define a generic
     - print-method
       - roll your own
   - more readermacro stuff
     - how to deal with transients
       - #<> can't be deserialized
   -  Possible modules
      http://www.cl-user.net/asp/libs/bdb
      http://www.cl-user.net/asp/libs/bknr
      http://www.cl-user.net/asp/libs/clouchdb
      http://www.cl-user.net/asp/libs/elephant
      http://www.cl-user.net/asp/libs/PLOB
      http://common-lisp.net/project/clouchdb/
      http://cl-user.net/asp/libs/cl-store
      http://common-lisp.net/project/cl-perec/
 - why FSFS was used for subversion
   http://web.mit.edu/ghudson/info/fsfs
 - Tokyo Cabinet key store
   http://www.igvita.com/2009/02/13/tokyo-cabinet-beyond-key-value-store/
   http://1978th.net/tokyocabinet/
 - Couchdb
   http://couchdb.apache.org/
 - More BDB
 - What if HDDs were as fast as memory
 - Solid state database speed
 - denormalized distributed database
 - Mandelbulb discussion
   -
 - LISP Admin
   - talks
   - we need a group
   - what do you want to hear
     - you can do it yourself too, if you want to learn real quick
   - Do you have a talk to give
     - projects?
   - Early talk announcement
   - Venue
   - Early Announcement
   - Reimplementations or analysis
   - mailinglist
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