From The Newsroom: Investigating Domestic Violence, Beautifying Computer Code

The top local stories this evening from the KERA Newsroom:  The Dallas Police Department has made changes in its domestic violence unit after several cases in North Texas have made national headlines in the last two years. And a writer on how both literature and computer code can be beautifully written.  

Think: The Beauty of Computer Code

Vikram Chandra is a writer with two very distinct audiences. Sometimes his reader is a bookworm awaiting his next novel. And sometimes the reader is a computer ready to process his next line of code. Today on Think, Chandra talked to Krys Boyd about how both literature and computer code can be beautifully written.

Art & Seek

Think with Krys Boyd

The Beauty of Code

The Art Of Code

We’ll talk this hour about the intersection between writing for humans and writing for computers with Vikram Chandra, author of Geek Sublime: The Beauty of Code, the Code of Beauty.

Nation/World News from NPR

Tellyspotting

Passing the time on the set of ‘Downton Abbey 5′

Being part of a mega-hit telly series is not all ‘lunch in LA, dinner in NY followed by theatre in the West End’, contrary to popular belief. Double-digit hour days are more the norm than the exception. In the case of Downton Abbey, filming a season’s batch of nine episodes takes about six months (March-August). […]

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