Lisp has jokingly been called 'the most intelligent way to misuse a computer'. I think that description is a great compliment because it transmits the full flavor of liberation: it has assisted a number of our most gifted fellow humans in thinking previously impossible thoughts.
Jon Bentley and Doug McIlroy
Survival, Inquiry and Sophistication. ... or, the adventures of an earthling on a quest for the lost shtukas
I am a mathematician and software engineer. I worked for large companies (Investment Banks in London and Amsterdam) as well as startups (mostly London). I studied mathematics and computer science in Paris (Université Paris Diderot) and London (King's College London). Nowadays, I am studying and practicing the Force at the Guardian.
Fun facts about me: personal & professional.