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"Much language use involves a hybrid of speech and gesture; sometimes it is impossible not to use a gesture. For example, how do you define the word spiral?"

- Steven Pinker

Pinker discussed language, cognition, and creativity in a forum on September 25, 2003.


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Making Computing Strange: Cultural Analytics and Phantasmal Media
Fox Harrell, MIT; author, Phantasmal Media
Lev Manovich, author, The Language of New Media
Moderator: Nick Montfort, MIT
Thursday, December 4, 2014
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