once said, "all problems in Computer Science can be solved by another level of indirection" (sometimes misquoted as
Butler's home page is at
. Recipient of 1992
In response to
, and some other stuff,
Every computer problem can be solved by adding a layer of indirection.
Every societal problem can be solved by removing a layer of indirection.
says that Butler Lampson was quoting David Wheeler, who worked on EDSAC at the University of Cambridge and who invented the
, if you want to find out more on David Wheeler ;)
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