OK - I’ll bite. The three first Zappa songs that come to mind feature, respectively, the following lines:My instructor was Mr. Zappa... and he taught me to sing a song. If you'd like to hear it I can sing it for you.
First, a sanity check:I switched my latest book project coding from Mathematica to Python about a month ago, and am so glad I did. While I am a Python novice, I found it was easy to port my Mathematica functionality and more very quickly.
But, what I would like to see by 2025 is some kind of, let's say, Python Virtual Assistant where you could just say things like:
Me: Acquire these files from the CBOE
Assist: Negotiating ... Cost will be $X. Agreed?
Assist: Data acquired.
Me: Now split them into one file for each option expiration and underlying root symbol.
Assist. Coding ... Done
Me: Wait, back-up. When you split them, drop options with zero bids or expiring on the trade date.
Assist. Re-coding ... Done
Me: Take a look at equation (4.1) in chapter2.tex and code that.
Assist: Ambiguous. First, here are some questions ...
Me: (Answers questions)
Assist: Coding ... Done
Would be nice. If we can teach a computer to drive a car, it ought to be able to do this.