January 01, 2003
Design and Research

Paul Graham says: "Now, when someone asks me what I do, I look them straight in the eye and say `I'm designing a new dialect of Lisp.' I recommend this answer to anyone who doesn't like being asked what they do. The conversation will turn immediately to other topics."

Posted by jjwiseman at January 01, 2003 08:49 PM

I find "I do research into the subbundle structure of vector bundles over projective algebraic curves" works quite well myself...

Posted by: Michael Hudson on January 3, 2003 04:29 AM

"mumble mumble computers mumble mumble mumble"

WFM, as they say

"... but I don't know anoything about Windows", added hastily

Posted by: Daniel Barlow on January 4, 2003 08:57 PM

"... but I don't know anoything about Windows"

Shouldn't there be another "n" in "anoything" (especially in reference to Windows)?

Posted by: Jeremy Leader on January 24, 2003 03:09 PM
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