Tuesday, March 16, 2010

A software blogger takes on the heady task of defining categories. It's not clear to me if this is prescriptivist poppycock, naive descriptive lexicography, or wishful thinking: The Difference Between A Developer, A Programmer And A Computer Scientist. I made my own foray into this world here: Computational Linguistics vs. NLP.

HT zelandiya (via #linguistics)


Jason M. Adams said...

He scientifically pulled those results out of his ass.

Chris said...

But those claims were clinically proven and opthamologist tested!

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