"Language skills are a stronger predictor of programming ability than math knowledge" as I have been saying for years phys.org/news/2020-03-math-per


"If there's nothing different about UNIX people, how come so many were liberal-arts majors?"

"Suddenly the overrepresentation of polyglots, liberal-arts types, and voracious readers in the UNIX community didn't seem so mysterious […]"

"It's the love of words that makes UNIX stand out."

The Elements Of Style: UNIX As Literature, Thomas Scoville, 1998

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