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It's time to learn Scheme

Posted by: Anonymous [ip:] on April 04, 2008 12:30 PM
People have never 'moved on from Lisp'. But I would agree with the idea that someone to whom Lisp
is 'a primitive tool' could be greatly enhanced in his usefulness by at least bolting some artificial
intelligence onto him. I
It's about time that people who are not programmers stop complaining about
the fact that they aren't, demanding that because of this, it is really time that the stupid computer
starts to program itself. If the computer could program itself, it would prefer going to the cinema
to doing the payroll. That it cannot makes it usefully different from a human. And this same
people surprisingly never complain that because they cannot do a reasonably good haircut, it would be
about time to 'progress' to universal bald-headedness.


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