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Re^5: Worst blog post ever on teaching programming

by bigmacbear (Monk)
on Apr 11, 2006 at 00:43 UTC ( #542410=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re^4: Worst blog post ever on teaching programming
in thread Problematic post on teaching programming

There's no sense of the word in which I can find it meaningful to claim one has "implemented" a Turing machine; it's a thought experiment, not a device you can actually build.

A thought experiment? You mean like Schrödinger's half-dead cat in a box?


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