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Programming People and Learning Languages

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Being a computer programmer, you use language symbols and constructs to make a program that do something useful for you. Before making a program in particular language you have to learn that language's symbols, constructs, statements, expressions etc.. You can program in that language, using ONLY that language's symbols.

Treating each person, that you work with, as a different programming language gives you a fair advantage for the interface. Lerning a person's symbols/notions etc and using only thoese things, you can get something useful for yourself.
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Monday, December 06, 2004
 
 
Yeah, but there's the language and then there's the API, and usually the languages are interpreted rather than compiled, and it's so difficult to open a socket sometimes, and...
Aaron F Stanton Send private email
Monday, December 06, 2004
 
 
Computer languages follow rules of logic.

But people...?
Kyralessa Send private email
Monday, December 06, 2004
 
 
Aren't people ANSII standard?
Anony Coward
Monday, December 06, 2004
 
 
They claim to be, but the compliance testing is a bitch.
Aaron F Stanton Send private email
Monday, December 06, 2004
 
 
No they were forced to convert to the X12 standard by the government.
Douglas Send private email
Tuesday, December 07, 2004
 
 
Computer languages follow rules of logic.

But people...?

People also follow certain logic, most of the times.
When you say, I really know someone, mostly you are referring to the
portion of the logic they have in their life, visible to you.

 Aren't people ANSII standard?

Most people have certain standard. You and other people will agree on
lots of matter, rather than disagree. Genetic background reveals that
we are all 99% same.



 They claim to be, but the compliance testing is a bitch.

We don't have to be testing for compliance. We just have to find out
the rules of people.
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Wednesday, December 08, 2004
 
 
Wow... I'm gonna add this to the top of my "You know you spend too much time around computers when..." list.

Wednesday, December 08, 2004
 
 
> Genetic background reveals that we are all 99% same.

Nonsense.  "Genetic background", as you describe it, reveals that we have nearly all our DNA in common.  That in itself is meaningless.  We are also 98.4% the same as some apes, but that doesn't mean I'm covered in hair, inclined to swing from branches and masturbate in public, and do not possess the faculty of speech.
99% of arguments that rely on genetics are false.
Thursday, December 09, 2004
 
 
Genetically I am 100% the same as my twin brother.

But I ain't the same person.

The genetics+environment = person.  And that environment starts right in the womb.
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Thursday, December 09, 2004
 
 

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