Posts Tagged: coding
In Vikram Chandra’s eyes, programming’s a lot like penning a piece:
When I first started programming, I was already writing my first novel, and the similarities became obvious right away: Both are iterative processes in which you construct bits of language and try to refine them; you try to construct complexity out of assemblages of small, simple bits of functionality.
“Code poetry has been around a while, at least in programming circles, but the conjunction of oral presentation and performance sounded really interesting to us,” said Werner. Added Kagen, “What we are interested is in the poetic aspect of code used as language to program a computer.”
The Stanford Code Poetry Slam, held for the first time this year, probed a fascinating intersection between technology, language, and verse....more