Turkle also explores the psychological and societal impact of such “relational artifacts” as sociable robots, and how these and other technologies are changing attitudes about human life and concepts about what it means for something to be alive.
“…A perfected bodyguard, whose only form of communication was literacy in body language, and whose sole instinct was for hand-to-hand combat. ”
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Common Lisp is a general-purpose, multi-paradigm programming language. It supports a combination of procedural, functional, and object-oriented programming paradigms.
Do the languages we speak shape the way we think? Do they merely express thoughts, or do the structures in languages (without our knowledge or consent) shape the very thoughts we wish to express?
mitcho is a PhD student in Linguistics at MIT with primary interests in formal syntax / semantics.