Monthly Archives: June 2013

Irregular Language and Regular Expressions

The other day a friend tweeted about “a regular expression to tell if a number was prime.” I followed the link with my eyebrows raised, because I was fairly sure that was beyond the capabilities of a regular expression. As … Continue reading

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Dancing to a Found Harmonium

Perhaps it is a good sign that I welcomed summer with an all-day outdoor gig yesterday. I didn’t play all day; Big Road in Chelsea sponsored a stage for Make Music New York so I played a set with Big … Continue reading

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