Quote o' the week: Don Stewart on the big picture

Posted on February 3, 2012 by Tommy McGuire
Labels: software development, quote

This is from Don Stewart's keynote at PADL'12 (formally, the Fourteenth International Symposium on Practical Aspects of Declarative Languages) and is one of the few fundamental truths of computer programming. (Number three might be controversial.)

Really big picture: why software?

(Demonstrate you can do this and you'll never be out of work)

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