Computing – Page 6 – Everything


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

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.

Jan 032013

The magic of compound interest, natural selection, and many other misunderstood phenomena is the simple algorithm, iterated indefinitely.