Andy Farkas andyf at andyit.com.au
Sun Nov 20 18:54:28 AEDT 2016

In a discussion about acronyms on IRC this weekend we brought up the BASIC
computer language. This link was posted, a great read, and brings back many
memories: "Fifty Years of BASIC, the Programming Language That Made 


"And thus, a far higher fraction of students gained a little experience 
with 12-line programs that would make a pixel move…and thus knew, in 
their gut,
that every dot on every screen obeyed an algorithm.”


PS. I owned a copy of 101 BASIC Computer Games, and typed in many of them!

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