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gizmo_mathboy
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aerospace engineer by education, all-around walking cesspool of knowledge by nature, and professional grade slacker by choice. Sysadmin at a major midwestern university.
Tuesday July 10, 2007
07:37 PM

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I am tempted to watch this but it's not clear if the innovation remark is about perl or resisters to innovation.

http://radar.oreilly.com/archives/2007/07/clay_shirky_a_s.html

EDIT: Ok, I finally got around to watching the whole video (9 minutes) and it's not bad. It was very positive regarding Perl. I think Mr. Guterman's synopsis is a bit rough and needs some polish and clarification.

Not a waste of 9 minutes.

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  • I watched the video, but I'm not really sure what Clay's point really is. There was something that came before him that he referred to, then he stopped before I thought he was finished.

    A couple of people told me about this video because he says nice things about Perl, but he really doesn't have any evidence to back up his statements about Perl doing any better than anything else. It might be true, but I think he just thinks that because he likes Perl rather than having examined the true state of things. It'