TITLE: Ernest Hemingway, Programmer AUTHOR: Eugene Wallingford DATE: October 21, 2014 3:13 PM DESC: ----- BODY: In The Wave in the Mind, a collection of talks and essays, Ursula Le Guin describes Ernest Hemingway as "someone who did Man right". She also gives us insight to Hemingway's preferences in programming languages. Anyone who has read Hemingway knows that he loved short sentences. Le Guin tells us more:
Ernest Hemingway would have died rather than have syntax. Or semicolons.
So, Java and C are out. Python would fit. Or maybe Lisp. All the greats know Lisp. -----