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It is against the grain of modern education to teach children to program. What fun is there in making plans, acquiring discipline in organizing thoughts, devoting attention to detail, and learning to be self-critical?
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Alan Perlis

Alan Jay Perlis (April 1, 1922 - February 7, 1990) was an American computer scientist known for his pioneering work in programming languages and the first recipient of the Turing Award

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