Beauty, Aesthetics, and Art in Software Engineering

This post serves to articulate the ideas I’ve been considering about beauty, aesthetics, and art, mostly in the context of software engineering. They appear below and are not necessarily independent of each other.

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1. Complexity and Simplicity
It seems the main criteria for beauty, aesthetics, and art in software engineering centers around the distillation of complexity into…