From Software Creationism to Software Evolutionism — Luke Church

Aaaaand… Another review of course. Here is the original post. Luke is going to review this. Will be a really though nut to crack. An overarching narrative is usually: problem – gets worse – solution – happiness. But not all stories are equally good. What are the stories we want to tell each other? Stories Read more about From Software Creationism to Software Evolutionism — Luke Church[…]

From Software Creationism to Software Evolutionism — François-René Rideau

Everyone loves stories! There are different stories, and one very popular story form are original stories, especially stories about the origin of the world, which often also contain a theodicy: a trial of god: why is there evil in the world? Logogony (a word that François-René invented) is the origin story of software, and Antropodicy (also invented) Read more about From Software Creationism to Software Evolutionism — François-René Rideau[…]

Programming Languages in Science – Antranig Basman

Now, as common at Salon des Refuses, a review of Programming Languages in Science. Antranig want to deepen the definition of a knowledge discovery moment. These of course are messy and different. According to Kuhn there are two models: the crosswords model, where you apply a well understood solution model to a problem, but also the Read more about Programming Languages in Science – Antranig Basman[…]

Programming Languages in Science – Javier Burroni

Programming languages are used in a number of different ways by scientists, and in this talk we will look at how they are used to reach “eureka” moments (discovery moments). Calculation devices One of the uses is as a calculation device. Not a calculator perse but a machine to automate steps or to do batch Read more about Programming Languages in Science – Javier Burroni[…]

Programming is Writing is Programming – Tomas Petricek

In the Salon des Refuses workshop, programming committee members perform an oral review of each paper! Mine is up first, by Tomas Petricek. He has two thoughts about our paper on writing and programming. Formatting in programming and writing Here is Mario, from The International Obfuscated C Code Contest And this can also be done in writing! Read more about Programming is Writing is Programming – Tomas Petricek[…]