Tag: language

  • What developers sound like to non-developers

    No matter your profession, industry jargon can quickly become laden with acronyms, buzz-words, and other gibberish. I was reminded of this today when I read the abstract from this scientific paper re: mammoth cells showing some signs of activity in mouse cells. The 28,000-year-old remains of a woolly mammoth, named ‘Yuka’, were found in Siberian…

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  • I need to learn a new language

    Not a programming language, I’ve got those covered for now, but a spoken language of the tongue. I tried my hand at Dutch, since my family comes from The Netherlands, but I just couldn’t stick with it long enough for it to take. I feel totally ignorant to the world around me – which makes…

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