Nobody loves an algorithm.
I did not write a program to generate this book; I am that program.
All problems are technical, but not all techniques are adequate.
All computer languages aspire to the condition of LISP.
Programming is nothing more than describing exactly what you want.
Efficient search is serendipity’s implacable enemy.
Computers more readily imitate our intelligence than our stupidity.
Code is poetry, which says nothing about code, but poetry is also code, which says a lot about poetry.
Computers will never be intelligent because humans define intelligence as whatever they do better than computers.
Programming is collage at its best and pastiche at its worst.
The magic of compound interest, natural selection, and many other misunderstood phenomena is the simple algorithm, iterated indefinitely.