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- adj. That cannot be programmed.
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A designer needs to know that what is being designed can be programmed, but they don't get to tell the programmer how it can be programmed unless the programmer complains that it's unprogrammable.
Also note the total failure of that unprogrammable "iShuffle" thing.
Protected pages (those marked as unreadable and unprogrammable) cannot be erased.
Above all, I urge parents of high school juniors and seniors not to see their kids as SAT and ACT scores and G.P.A.'s, but as creative, unpredictable, unprogrammable teenagers with their own gifts.
Windows was amazing, and unprogrammable to anyone who didn't have a proper programming job, and thus couldn't justify the expense of the dev environment, the Petzold, and the fancy 486 to run it all on.
Barry Bergdoll, chief curator of MoMA's architecture and design department, said in a press release that (brace for archi-babble), "Here the net is literal and physical, the space tangible, the encounters unprogrammable."