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I thoroughly enjoyed this talk and thought it would be nice to share.

The bit that starts around 7:45 where he talks about the “clash of worldviews” between computer scientists and domain scientists is particularly great; I’ve been trying to articulate that basic idea for a year and failing.

The point about languages for programming in the large being domain specific was interesting too.


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    Ignore the poor quality of the audio and sit through this talk (although you can barely hear anything in the Q&A session at the end).

    You should come away with the realization that when you describe a system by saying, “I can’t believe this works”, the implicit assumption is that it does, in fact, work.