[dgplug-users] [SUMMERTRAINING] Watch a talk on "The Future of Programming"
robin.schubert at gmx.de
Mon Aug 7 11:22:36 PDT 2017
Hi Kushal and all,
I try to resend from Icedove now, maybe there's something not correctly
configured with my mutt yet.
On Mon, Aug 07, 2017 at 09:45:30AM +0530, Kushal Das wrote:
> Here is the link for the talk:
> After you watched the talk, please share your views in the this thread.
A fantastic talk, thanks for sharing!
Concerning what we've learned so far, I feel like a Dinosaur. The job I
have right now, I do have it in order to think differently. I do,
however, but I realize how much I'm constraining myself with the
structure that's given to me. Even though many things Bret Victor talks
about are things I've been looking for before.
I watched this video and immediately went over to the next one about
dynamic drawing, which is awesome as well. This is hacking in its
Another thought I had; I switched to a completely libre OS now, but I do
not feel a big difference concerning my freedom. I realize that the
reason for that is, that I'm still not free to change everything to my
desires, just because my lack of knowledge. True, I do have the chance
to modify the source code, re-compile and be more happy than before with
my custom feature, but what if I can't understand the source code in
because it's not readible, just like binary code. However, almost every
software code is not readible for someone that can not code (or doesn't
know the language/module/API/etc). So to create free software, that
is free for every user (not developer), it should be visualized in a
more intuitive way, ideally independent of the language it gets
I'll continue watching the other videos, great stuff, maybe even a
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