Quora has introduced the idea of “spaces”. A kind of “blog” or curated collection of existing answers from different people, to help organize answers around particular themes.
I just created a Future Programming Space to gather my answers about various ideas in the future of programming languages.
I still intend to move my answers to this blog and the ThoughtStorms wiki. But in the meantime, there’ll hopefully be a good collection / conversation over there.
Huh?!? I actually had no idea. Following up that last Jonathan Edwards video I discovered that SAP are funding a PARC-style research lab run by Alan Kay (!!!!!), who has hired Vi Hart, Bret Victor and Edwards among others, to go and do their crazy software art, reinvention of programming stuff.
More : SAP Looks to Xerox for R&D Inspiration, Builds Idea Lab – Bloomberg Business
And here’s the GitHub repository. Which is a pretty damned awesome move.
A blurst of fascinating things to think about today:
Rich Hickey’s “Language of the System” :
Johnathan Edwards’s “Two Way Dataflow” :
Reactive Demand Programming