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May 21st, 2020, 11:49 pm

I suppose if you are tied up it's difficult to get to the forum.
Walking into the rough W Bar on the wrong side of nowhere:

"I need your code, your syntax, and your compiler."
Python, Java?
LISP! Hehe.  

This whole thing was meant with humor, of course. And I do listen to the youtube links you post, with or without titles. 

But the point is that no business travel at all has led to super-productivity in other areas. 

Et voila - we have Conservation of Energy!

All good - enjoy your weekends. : )

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Not really going back to LISP now, but an interesting pathway I explored a long time ago, in the Land of AI Dinosaurs.

Was it possibly A Million Years BP? (Before Python) : D
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May 22nd, 2020, 7:57 am

This whole thing was meant with humor, of course. And I do listen to the youtube links you post, with or without titles. 

Very good! I've adopted Paul's mantra "No spoon feediing", what?

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May 22nd, 2020, 8:13 am




Not really going back to LISP now, but an interesting pathway I explored a long time ago, in the Land of AI Dinosaurs.

Was it possibly A Million Years BP? (Before Python) : D
Yes, it is outdated, but has nostalgic vibes in some universities.. MIT I suppose. Python would be better.
As mentioned, I met John McCarthy (inventor of Lisp and the term AI) at TCD in 1976. He was 1st cousin of my supervisor's wife.
Now, in the 90s' we used to write C++ libraries and applications for AutoCAD but their original development language was Autolisp .. it was extremely flexible. It was a huge success and AutoDesk became a world leader. The IBM PC (286) really revolutionised the world. Before AutoCAD, CAD system cost 0.5 mln, then AutoCAD came along and cost plummeted to 40K.

You can see how Lisp is useful for CAD. If you get the idea behind car and cdr it becomes easy (lisp == list processing) See below code to create a rectangle (a kind of Santy clause).

http://people.fsv.cvut.cz/www/chourpav/ ... er%201.htm

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May 22nd, 2020, 10:52 am

Æ Cloud A
As it turned out, it was Goebbels.
 
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May 22nd, 2020, 2:06 pm

Æ Cloud A
As it turned out, it was Goebbels.
Why did it take so long?

www.youtube.com/watch?v=SLVrNht9q_0
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