Is code the most important language in the world? Great short film from PBS Off Book, but it’s worth to remember what Debbie Millman so memorably wrote about the limitations of code in a human context:
John Maeda once explained, “The computer will do anything within its abilities, but it will do nothing unless commanded to do so.” I think people are the same — we like to operate within our abilities. But whereas the computer has a fixed code, our abilities are limited only by our perceptions.
Previous Off Book shorts have explored how to be creative, art in the age of the internet, and the magic of book art and papercraft.