Excerpt from Scion of Kunti
Final project for 21M.716 Play Translation and Cultural Transmission, Fall 2020. Translated from the Marathi play कौंतेय (Kaunteya) by वि. वा. शिरवाडकर (V. V. Shirwadkar).
I would never have guessed that my research in programming languages would take me to the last remaining location of a hipster Massachusetts ice cream parlor established in the ’70s. I would never have guessed that the first dot-com domain ever registered had any relation to the invention of cookies-and-cream ice cream. If you will bear with me through tangents about MIT, Lisp, hippies, New England scoop shops, and a tech startup—here’s the story.