* ¿* I am researching / collecting online platforms that present glossaries (for both natural and programmings languages) and different ways of relating concepts / definitions of terms — any references * ? *

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@joanachicau Can you share an example? Any special interests in how they have come about (open wiki versus closed “expert” approach)? Your question triggers “language games” (Wittgenstein) association.

@oskariof hi! which question do you mean? we were meant to host a stream at Varia which didn't happen due to Covid, but the conference has been recorded and I am still going to watch it. My experience with DAT though comes from using the beaker browser which is an interesting way of thinking modes of 'publishing' and sharing material with your network.

@joanachicau Ciao! The one where you ask for references (I’m replying to). Was missing some context I guess so I just got curious on what your researching a bit more specifically, so I can maybe share my associations if any :-)

@oskariof I misread which thread your comment was following, sorry! In regards to glossaries / definitions of terms for natural and programmings languages, this is in the context of esoteric programming, and ways for co-writing code that channel new imaginaries (instead of reproducing on the same metaphors). Leaving here the link to a project I am working on atm — I am curious about references in the broad sense not necessarily from artistic research practices though, any other fields and angles are welcome! Thank you for your interest, also let me know if this answered your question.

@joanachicau Oh dear it's been such a long time since I checked in on this mastodon instance, excuse the unintended ghosty situation. I remember at the time being triggered by "glossaries" for both natural and programming languages. Usually my own ideas are in my way, so I asked a question first of what you'd be after. You seemed to have answered my question quite well, but only leads to more questions : ) Liking the links you've made between what I call text and choreography (via vvvvaria).

I see a lot of aspects in your work that play with text as and image in itself and being a symbolic referent and playing with these patterns that so often happens in the computer world. I mean playing in the serious sense of enjoying ambiguity let's say.

I'm vaguely reminded of where words and text are highlighted in art history, but it doesn't say anything about programming languages as far as I remember.

@joanachicau Perhaps far fetched go through these infatuations with sign languages and bodily movements. The optical telegraph (or semaphore) ( is one of my favorites, using signs similar to and took these stills from a doc about Isadora Duncan.

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