Thursday, 10/08/2020

18:18 trusting science code greece - austerity because of software bug! growth in a time of debt economic paper; had a bug in it. programming is essential to scientific research, but all researchers want is to do the job and get back to work serious bugs can always slip through! how do you convince everyone to make a boring part of their work more boring for a nebulous benefit? improving this experience is a social problem, not a technical one

excel makes structured data analysis easily accessible to nonprogrammers. this is important! & excel's flaws are no different than the flaws of a semantics of a programming language – they're complicated, complicated issues

Pitman shorthand stenography! Very cool. Do more stenography research