"Let’s call the category of people between users and programmers 'authors'""Authors will be using widgets and programmers will be creating them, but the inverse will be true as well — programmers will want to use this ecosystem to share code, and authors will share widgets they’ve modified or composed from smaller pieces."An imaginary transcribed talk from 1990, at the edge of HyperCard's extinctionWorth seeing just for the added alternate-universe screenshotshttps://medium.com/@modernserf/the-origin-of-hypercard-in-the-breakdown-of-the-bicycle-for-the-mind-8d0f3287e561
inform 7 is now open source: https://intfiction.org/t/inform-7-v10-1-0-is-now-open-source/55674for folks who aren't familiar, inform is a language for writing interactive fiction / text adventures and similar things
it may interest this group because it is (probably):- the most successful natural-language programming environment
- itself the world's largest literate program
Math Augmentation: How Authors Enhance the Readability of Formulas using Novel Visual Design PracticesThis paper provides the first detailed qualitative analysis of math augmentation—the practice of embellishing notation with novel visual design patterns to improve its readability.