00:16 – Welcome to “Chinchilla Chat: Where It’s All Chinchillas…All The Time…” …we mean, “Greater Than Code!”
03:10 – Matt’s Origin Story in Software Development
09:04 – The Business of Consulting
16:24 – Empathy in Consulting
20:07 – Rigorous Communication and Shared Language; Microservices
[Sapir-Whorf Hypothesis](Sapir-Whorf Hypothesis)
39:05 – Ubiquitous Language
Matt: Ludwig Wittgenstein and language games.
Coraline: The shortcomings of pattern-matching.
Astrid: Using evolution as a model.
Rein: The Beginning of Infinity: Explanations That Transform the World
Janelle: Language as a mechanism of control.
Sam: Building a bridge of understanding with progressively less incorrect metaphors.
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