We’re basically restarting the new Bucks for Brains student working with the research group this summer on computing the right way – A fresh Linux install and a copy of K&R. Out with Windows and Matlab, in with real tools. I always kind of wish I learned to compute that way, should be interesting to see how it works out.
49. Giving up on assembly language was the apple in our Garden of Eden: Languages whose use squanders machine cycles are sinful. The LISP machine now permits LISP programmers to abandon bra and fig-leaf.— Alan J. Perlis
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