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William Byrd on "The Most Beautiful Program Ever Written"

William Byrd on "The Most Beautiful Program Ever Written"

About the show

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Video: https://youtu.be/OyfBQmvr2Hc
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Sponsored and hosted by Two Sigma (@twosigma) and Chartbeat (@Chartbeat)
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Description
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William E. Byrd "explores what he considers to be the most beautiful program ever written---a Lisp interpreter written in Lisp---and a few of the many amazing ideas related to this metacircular interpreter."

References
- The Little Schemer
- Essentials of Programming Languages
- John McCarthy's Recursive functions of symbolic expressions and their computation by machine, Part I
- Lisp as the Maxwell’s equations of software
- miniKanren, live and untagged
- The Reflective Language Black
- Programming Should Eat Itself

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