Another interesting take on this is creativity vs. rationale in design.

Jack Carroll hosted a workshop on this, one report of which can be found
here:

http://john.daughtryhome.com/publications/DAUGHTRY_BURGE_CARROLL_POTTS_SEN_2009.pdf






On Tue, Mar 23, 2010 at 10:37 AM, Alan Blackwell <
alan.blackw...@cl.cam.ac.uk> wrote:

>
> steven.cla...@microsoft.com said:
> >  I've always found the following essay quite inspirational in
> > the way that it describes two different styles of programming.
> > http://www.papert.org/articles/EpistemologicalPluralism.html
>
> I agree that essay raises interesting points, but I believe it
> also has some significant weaknesses, as explained here:
>
> http://www.cl.cam.ac.uk/~afb21/publications/Bricolage.pdf
>
> (Their argument is one originating in gender studies, but more
> recent work in gender and programming suggests that their sample
> may have been too small and too specific to carry the weight of
> general conclusions that they draw).
>
> Alan
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