Computing

I did not write a program to generate this book; I am that program.

Jan 202014
 

Our ancestors believed in ghosts of people; we believe in multiple regression — ghosts of causes.

Sep 302013
 

All problems are technical, but not all techniques are adequate.

Sep 102013
 

All computer languages aspire to the condition of LISP.

Aug 142013
 

Programming is nothing more than describing exactly what you want.

Jun 032013
 

Efficient search is serendipity’s implacable enemy.

Apr 262013
 

Computers more readily imitate our intelligence than our stupidity.

Mar 272013
 

Code is poetry, which says nothing about code, but poetry is also code, which says a lot about poetry.

Mar 262013
 

Computers will never be intelligent because humans define intelligence as whatever they do better than computers.

Feb 112013
 

Programming is collage at its best and pastiche at its worst.