102 RR Rhetoric with Joseph Wilk

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    00:55 – Joseph Wilk Introduction

    01:43 – Confreaks | Ruby Conference 2012: Someone is Wrong by Joseph Wilk

    02:55 – Rhetoric

    04:35 – Why should rhetoric be important to programmers?

    • Communication
    • Building for the real world

    06:33 – Persuasion

    11:59 – Expressing ideas via programming languages

    19:59 – Literate Programming

    24:35 – Emotions and Words

    35:59 – Rhetoric of Tools

    46:36 – Rhetoric and persuasion in code

    Homework

    Watch the first ten minutes of YouTube | Growing a Language by Guy Steele.

    Book Club

    The Rails View by John Athayde and Bruce Williams: Read along with us! We will be discussing the book with John and Bruce and the episode will air on Wednesday, May 8th, 2013.

    Next Week

    Rogues Only: Ruby Gems