SICP Goodness - The Essence of Computer Science

What SICP authors think about computer science

Guowei Lv

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Do you think Computer Science equals building websites and mobile apps?

Are you feeling that you are doing repetitive and not so intelligent work?

Are you feeling a bit sick about reading manuals and copy-pasting code and keep poking around until it works all day long?

Do you want to understand the soul of Computer Science?

If yes, read SICP!!!

The following text is from the preface to the first edition of SICP. The depth of the thinking and the vision of computer science in general are incredible.

(please ignore some spelling errors :P)

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