Alan Perlis quotes:
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- A year spent in artificial intelligence is enough to make one believe in God. permalink
- It goes against the grain of modern education to teach children to program. What fun is there in making plans, acquiring discipline in organizing thoughts, devoting attention to detail and learning to be self-critical?
"Epigrams in Programming" in ACM SIGPLAN (September 1982)
- Learning French is trivial: the word for horse is cheval, and everything else follows in the same way. permalink
- The computing field is always in need of new cliches. permalink
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