After seeing references to Michael Cross’s ‘Bridge’ installation linked all over the web, and discovering that it was just round the corner from my flat, I had to go and see it—and try it out myself!
Someone on the ruby-talk mailing list asked why you can't add strings and numbers without conversion as in Perl and PHP. Now, behaving like PHP is rarely a good thing, but Ruby can be made to do it in this case:
It warms the cockles of my heart to see the browser statistics for visitors to this website:
My junk mail usually consists of flyers for pizza delivery or take-away curry houses, so the following made an interesting change.