Yesterday, I spent all day goofing off, justifying it by telling myself that I'd work hard all day today. Yesterday, it was also 40 degrees outside, so I spent it cooped up in my room, reading.

Today, it is 66 degrees outside, sunnny and beautiful, and I have to stay inside and write an assload of Lisp code. And all I want to do is play outside... Foiled again.

Lisp is perhaps the most unreadable programming language I've encountered yet. Yes, Perl has lots of strange variables, but at least the code flows in a logical order. Lisp is written half-ass backwards, from a programmer's perspective. Furthermore, it should be flagged for gratuitous use of parentheses. Seriously, Lisp designers - 90% of those are unnecessary and just serve to make the code damn near unreadable.

Programming /n./
A pastime similar to banging one's head against a wall, but with fewer opportunities for reward.

"Programmers are tools for converting caffeine into code."

"The question of whether a computer can think is no more interesting than the question of whether a submarine can swim."
-- Edgar W. Dijkstra (1930-2002).

"To define recursion, we must first define recursion."

"Profanity is the one language all programmers know best."


Written by Joel Andersen -

Gotta do triage on your life sometimes.

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