Strict is in; lax is out

Mike Kerner MikeKerner at roadrunner.com
Wed Aug 24 09:53:01 EDT 2016


It's interesting that a hit game "Human Resource Machine" is essentially
teaching players to program in a type of assembly language.

On Wed, Aug 24, 2016 at 3:34 AM, Richmond <richmondmathewson at gmail.com>
wrote:

> Really; that's nothing; we used to program with lumps of brown, squidgy
> stuff we fished
> out of the open sewers.
>
> Of course this probably says a lot about the standard of my coding . . .
>
> R.
>
>
> On 24.08.2016 01:40, Devin Asay wrote:
>
>> On Aug 23, 2016, at 3:27 PM, stephen barncard <
>>> stephenREVOLUTION2 at barncard.com> wrote:
>>>
>>> Imagine writing a Z80 disassembler in a 6502 assembler.
>>> On Aug 23, 2016, at 11:49 AM, Colin Holgate <colinholgate at gmail.com>
>>> wrote:
>>>
>>> I did once have to program a machine using toggle switches. But that was
>>> as part of a computer course in 1982, long after the machine in question
>>> was still in use.
>>>
>> I feel an Old Yorkshiremen sketch coming on.
>>
>> Ohhh, we used to DREAM of toggle switches. We used to program on our
>> hands and knees on sharp gravel using nothin’ but rocks and sticks we
>> fished out of the open sewers!
>>
>> ;-)
>>
>> Devin
>>
>>
>>
>> Devin Asay
>> Director
>> Office of Digital Humanities
>> Brigham Young University
>>
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