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cjf-II

by cjf-II (Monk)
on Nov 22, 2002 at 01:31 UTC ( #214975=user: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

There is one very good reason to learn programming, but it has nothing to do with preparing for high-tech careers or with making sure one is computer literate in order to avoid being cynically manipulated by the computers of the future. The real value of learning to program can only be understood if we look at learning to program as an exercise of the intellect, as a kind of moden-day Latin that we learn to sharpen our minds.
-- R. Schank

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[erix]: ah, thanks Discipulus
[1nickt]: erix perhaps you could kindly point out your technique to roho and everyone will be happy.
[Discipulus]: but i'm also animalist, so i' hirted by 1nickt's sig: The way forward always starts with a mammal test... grin..
[erix]: I might if I did remember. It's probably somewhere in the site docs
[uhClem]: I don't favor that sort of thing around here but the place for our politics is wherever we live.
[uhClem]: And besides, the objection to it was off-topic.
[Discipulus]: 1nickt hide signature is a positive action; i think is not a solution here
[erix]: my objection to sigs is just that they take screen space. ( Some monks would have *several* slogans underneath a 1-liner reply )

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