150: Cultural Transformation with Brian Lonsdorf

October 2nd, 2019 · 1 hr 5 mins

About this Episode

01:34 - Brian’s Superpower: Communicating and Listening

02:36 - The Role of Empathy in Teaching/Communicating

  • Process Empathy
  • Empathetic Report

04:11 - Learning and Teaching Functional Programming

  • Lawful Composition

Thinking Functionally with Haskell

11:13 - Compositional Programming in JavaScript

16:02 - Problems That Can Be Solved by Learning Functional Programming

Livable Code by Sarah Mei

Scalable program architectures

25:03 - Category Theory

Categories for the Working Mathematician

  • Reading Papers
  • Finding Applications for Concepts

32:41 - Machine Learning and AI

Do be do be do

53:54 - Discrete Representations of Continuous Phenomena

56:17 - Making Teaching Fun, Engaging, and Interesting

  • Learning as a Conversation


Brian: Looking into L-systems further and thinking in terms of ranges.

Rein: Dimensionality is imperative.

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