poorly understood ideas

gleaned from Eugene Wallingford excellent notes from OOPSLA’05, OBJECT-ORIENTED PROGRAMMING, SYSTEMS, LANGUAGES and APPLICATIONS. Gerald Sussman, co-author of SICP, the seminal programming text, opened his talk with the assertion that programming is, at its foundation, a linguistic phenomenon. It is a way in which we express ourselves. As a result, computer programs can be both… Continue reading poorly understood ideas