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Data is Code

Yesterday I had the pleasure of attending a colloquium given by Chung-Chieh Shan on Embedding Probabilistic Languages. A full account for the talk can be found in this paper, so I want to focus in on one specific big idea: the idea that data is code. Lispers are well acquainted with the mantra, “code is […]

  • September 22, 2010