Due to the recent resurgence of the illegal Cannonball Run race across the US, the author and his team attempted to reclaim their previous record during the COVID-19 pandemic. Using a white Audi S6 disguised as a Ford Taurus Police Interceptor and scavenging parts from previous Cannonball cars, they quickly put the car together and departed from Manhattan with a planned route and time strategy.
Daniel Rachel’s book examines the discontents that emerged once the Beatles’ manager Brian Epstein died in 1967 and how they managed to work through their personal tensions, unlike most bands. The book also explores a counterfactual scenario where the band divided up the songwriting chores equally, resulting in a double album of their early solo records.
💿 The Beatles were able to operate under personal tension that would have buckled most bands.
💪 Paul played all the parts John couldn’t while recording The Ballad of John and Yoko.
📀 The proposed double album made up of their early solo records includes George’s My Sweet Lord and Ringo’s It Don’t Come Easy.
Parsing is the act of taking in an input and determining if and how it corresponds to a grammar. Hand-written parsers, particularly recursive descent parsers, are the most common parsing approach.
💻 Recursive descent is a popular hand-written parsing approach, where one writes a series of functions that advance the parse if the input matches at that position.
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