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Computer programmer

“I have always wished for my computer to be as easy to use as my telephone; my wish has come true because I can no longer figure out how to use my telephone” - Bjarne Stroustrup

“Simplicity and clarity are first and most important since almost everything else follows from them” - Kernighan & Pike in the book The Practice of programming

“I must Create a System, or be enslav’d by another Man’s; I will not Reason and Compare: my business is to Create.” - William Blake Jerusalem

“… git feels like the INTERCAL of version control systems.” - Rob Pike on twitter

“Nowadays you muck around with incomprehensible or nonexistent man pages for software you don’t know who wrote. You have to do basic science on your libraries to see how they work, trying out different inputs and seeing how the code reacts.” - Gerry Sussman on Why MIT switched from Scheme to Python for introductory computer science courses

FSF associate member

FSF associate member