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[$] Lisp and the foundations of computing

Thursday February 7, 2019. 01:07 AM , from
At the start of his
2019 talk, Kristoffer Grönlund said that he would be taking attendees
back 60 years or more. That is not quite to the dawn of computing history,
but it is close—farther back than most of us were alive to remember. He
encountered John McCarthy's famous Lisp
paper [PDF] via Papers We Love
and it led him to dig deeply into the Lisp world; he brought back a report for
the LCA crowd.
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