Warren Sack is back for a conversation of the Natural and Institutional Language from the French Encyclopédistes, touching on The Wealth of Nations, Babbage, Lovelace, Donald Knuth, Information Theory, Work vs Work, James Prescott Joule, Functions & Operations and much more.
Learn why the true language of Software is not Physics.
On this episode Lyle interviews his daughter Gwendolyn about the social software she uses in High School – iMessage, Instagram, SnapChat, TikTok.
And they play with Lyle’s new RodeCASTER Pro.
Ben and Lyle chat about elevators, the fear of dropping things, Podcasting, how we experience thoughts, drawing, learning, music, meditation, Time Tracking, Theme:Focus, Memory and being Present.
What does it mean to implement “hailing a cab” in software and how does this new translation stack up to the existing institution?
Discussions based around “The Software Arts: Chapter 2”, "Translation"with the author Warren Sack.
We talk about the differences of the humanities understanding of translation where meaning is lost, created, or changed, and compare it with the software concepts of perfect translation like compiling code.
Make sure to check out Part 1.