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EWD Comments On Basic


"Q: Are you suggesting that the personal computer boom has fostered fruitless play rather than ....

A: Yes. I have said it before in public and I am perfectly willing to repeat it that someone introduced to computers via Basic is in all probability mentally mutilated beyond redemption. That is no joke. A major branch of the Siberian Academy of Arts and sciences is aimed at keeping Basic out of Siberian high schools."


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