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• ## NaNoWriMo 2014 Winner!

Just under the wire this year.

• ## How to Train Your Dragon 2 (DVD)

I really liked the first How to Train Your Dragon. It was cute and it was fun. Cute, the sequel had. Fun, more or less. But it was still missing something.

• ## A "one" line echo server using let in Racket

A recent post on Reddit caught my attention: A “One” Line Echo Server Using “let” in Python (original article). The basic idea is that you can use Python's lambda with default arguments as a let, which in turn allows you to write a simple echo server in one line a nicely functional style.

• ## NaNoWriMo 2014 Update

They say a picture is worth a thousand words[1]:

• ## The Giver (DVD)

Apparently Jeff Bridges has been trying to have The Giver turned into a movie for the better part of two decades. Originally, he wanted to have his father in the eponymous role. He even apparently went so far as to have a version filmed somewhere, although so far as I know that version has never been made publically available.

I wonder if that one diverged so much from the book?