Revolution In The Way We Think


The computer revolution is a revolution in the way we think and in the way we  express what we think. The essence of this change is the emergence of what might best be called procedural epistemology–the study of the structure of knowledge from an imperative point of view, as opposed to the more declarative point of view taken by classical mathematical subjects.

– H. Abelson and G. Sussman (in The Structure and Interpretation of Computer Programs)

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