Diagrams that changed the world (book)
In the book “100 diagrams that changed the world”, Scott Christianson “collects the most significant plans, sketches, drawings, and illustrations that have influenced and shaped the way we think about the world. From primitive cave paintings to Leonardo da Vinci’s Vitruvian Man to the complicated DNA helix drawn by Crick and Watson to the innovation of the iPod, they chart dramatic breakthroughs in our understanding of the world and its history.”
Don’t know about you but when I look at the diagrams (use the “look inside” option in the above amazon link or check the examples in this other blog post from brain pickings) I see a wonderful collection of Domain-specific languages. Clearly, DSLs (as most things in life) is not a new invention but a formalization of something we´ve always done.
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