Theoretical Logic

A collection of Trevor Parscal's illustrated theories, some more plausible than others.

SublimeText

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Theory: SublimeText is the best GUI text editor in existence.

Using SublimeText is like waking up on Christmas morning. There’s this feeling of constantly being impressed with new toys you never had before, but suddenly feel like you don’t want to live without. I spent ages looking for something that would suit my needs better than Eclipse, only to end up back where I started. But the instant I started using SublimeText, I knew I’d found what I was looking for, and I would love to tell you why.
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JavaScript Array Iteration

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Theory: In JavaScript, execution time and file size are mutually exclusive optimization techniques.

Occupy Wall Street

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Theory: OWS protesters are only as hard-core as their camping gear.

Unit Test

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Theory: The dream of the 90s is only alive in Portland[1].

Distance Calculation

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Theory: The dream of the 90s is alive in Portland[1].

Process of Going Public

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Theory: New ideas are first accepted to be self-evident, then ridiculed, then violently opposed.

Popularity of Now and Later Flavors

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Theory: The more Blue Radberry Now and Laters you eat, the less you will like them. This data may look familiar if you follow US presidential politics.

Value of 35mm Film

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Theory: As digital cameras become more ubiquitous, photographs become less valuable.

Staff Development Meetings

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Theory: Staff development facilitators are effective on accident.

Time Spent with IDEs

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Theory: Just because Eclipse is popular, doesn’t mean its users are happy.