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> And the old sexy. Back in the day, UNIX was a piece of garbage and the future was LISP machines, if you asked a lot of people.

I don't know... it still looks like the future today. Genera [1] was able to do things I can't do even with a lot of effort nowadays with my language/IDE/tooling.

[1] http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o4-YnLpLgtk

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