Structure and Interpretation of Computer Programs with Hal Abelson
10.01.2019 - By CoRecursive: Coding Stories
Adam talks to Hal Abelson about the textbook he coauthored in 1984, SICP and why it is still popular and influential today.
"The axe [the book] is grinding is that people write programs to do one particular thing. And then the price of that is that a whole lot of software engineering ends up being trying to get out of the hole you dug yourself into because you made a program that was too specific."