Category Archives: Popular Culture

Tim O’Reilly, Programming Perl, and EconTalk

Tim O’Reilly mentioned Perl in his interview with Russ Roberts on Econ Talk on . He points to Programming Perl as the key points in the history of O’Reilly Media. Besides the Perl shoutouts, Tim talks about several other very interesting things.

Alessio e Tim

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Programming Perl in popular culture

While watching Brooklyn 99, the new Andy Samberg show, I notice in the background of the police psychologist’s office a curious blue-spined book. The trade dress of O’Reilly books makes them instantly identifiable from a distance, even when blurry (which means the branding people got it right). I had to look at it on pause for a few seconds to convince myself I wasn’t seeing things. Read more »