Structure and Interpretation of Computer Programs with Hal Abelson

10.01.2019 - By CoRecursive: Coding Stories

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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."

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