Another thing that The Annotated Turing taught me is what all those lambdas that I have seen over the last 25 years were about, or at least it introduced me to what they were about.
So I have just ordered a copy of Structure and Interpretation of Computer Programs: and I can guess that some blog posts will eventually follow.
Oh no. Maybe I am turning into a LISP hacker – having finally reached the age that all these guys were when I first became aware of them (older, actually).
- Bought on a whim but seems like a good one (cartesianproduct.wordpress.com)
- The importance of Turing’s findings (cartesianproduct.wordpress.com)
- Hacker News | Compiling to lambda-calculus: Turtles all the way down (news.ycombinator.com)