me: we should simply communicate in precise mathematical terms with no room for misinterpretation
me 7 hours a day: why is the computer doing that!!! fuck!!!
somehow the thing everyone forgets in their grand projects to Fix Language Precision Using Math is it shifts a massive burden onto the speaker
@dankwraith me explaining cognitive load in language production: okay so imagine you're prototyping something but you have to use assembly,
@dankwraith i mean i think the real thing everyone forgets is that linguistic ambiguity is good, actually
@prophet_goddess also that
Computers are evil genies. They do EXACTLY what you tell them, not necessarily what you want.
@dankwraith I wonder why it is that mathematically-inclined language philosophers don't see it as prohibitively burdensome to be as pedantic as possible. I wonder
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