Computing – Page 5 – Everything


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

May 152014

We invent metrics partly to dignify arguments, but mostly to disguise them.

Apr 212014

Nothing dispels the illusion of planning and control like watching someone use your software.

Feb 282014

The great divide will be crossed not when a computer can pass a Turing test, but when it can give one.

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.