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In Defense of the Standard Definitions of Words

Some time ago, I wrote an article about language processing for humans in relation to programming languages. While accurate, I do find it obligatory to write a response to my own article.

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Language Processing for Humans with Relation to Programming Languages

Every man has his own language. He should speak it. Programming is similar. If you don’t have a language you like, keep looking. Something out there will have most of what you want out of a language, and maybe one … Continue reading

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Protecting Language

It is unfortunate that language tends to be polluted as time goes on. I’d like to discuss this, as well as the consequences. But first, let’s start with some meandering….

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English Simplified

Table of Contents Introduction The Rules The Vowel Sounds The Consonant Sounds The Exceptions Objections Examples My Criticisms Concluding Thoughts

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Japanese They Don’t Teach in Class

If you’re new to Japanese, you’ll find it very disconcerting that there is a huge gap between beginner Japanese and expert. Not only that, “beginner” Japanese in text books and classes is polite Japanese – verbs that have already been … Continue reading

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On Fantasy in Modern Language

I began writing this post as a response to “Modern Slang and Language and Fantasy” on matthewdellar.com, but it became so long that I figured it’d be best if I just made it into a post for my own blog … Continue reading

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Match Word resource blog – Giving you the idea rather than the translation

Ever wanted to study a language in the manner that Rosetta Stone would allow you? Yeah, same here but I don’t have 100+ bucks to shell out. Internet connection, on the other hand, is already paid for. You could try … Continue reading

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Japanese Learning Resources

My first post on Japanese, offering you some tools and accompanying advice (most of which is in the latter half of this article).

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Argh! Ruby!

I tried out Ruby, really excited to get to learn a new language. My first impressions were great – I saw convenience everywhere. But the more I tried things out, the more holes I started to see.

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Clojure in a Closure – A New IDE for yet another Scripting Language

Rich Hickey and his core programming team put together the dynamic programming language they call “Clojure“. There are so many programming languages out there, it’s hard to get yours noticed much less used. To draw attention to their language, the … Continue reading

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