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Note that the only book specific to computer language on there is McCarthy's Lisp manual.



If you plan to get old, invest in fundamentals. They'll be with you long after any specific implementation is dead and buried.


> If you plan to get old, invest in fundamentals.

by that account, shouldn't we all be learning mathematics ?


Learn ecology, we are organisms that can't live without our ecosystem and we all need to be aware of what ecosystems can and can't do. Doesn't get more fundamental than that.


In that spirit: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fates_of_Nations (I pretty much wrote that Wikipedia page.)


Math, physics, chemistry, biology, sociology, ethics and algorithms.


Can ethics really be taught?


why not?




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