Yesterday afternoon, for an event, I did a reading of the story of Mel, the incredibly wild and (probably) true story of a “Real Programmer” from the ‘60s who wrote directly in raw hexadecimal and created infinite loops that terminated anyway: textfiles.com/humor/COMPUTER/m

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@christinelove very cool, I want to read this. I think I discovered the story of Mel in the Jargon File decades ago, but never saw these resources:)

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