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“Academics” vs “The Real World”

Apr 7, 2011

An “academic” programmer takes the most constrained programming language imaginable and uses it to do mundane things.

A “real world” programmer takes the most mundane programming language and uses it to constrain the imagination.

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  1. Here is my take on this issue when applying this differentiation to an entire project: http://yoavrubin.blogspot.com/2011/04/research-engineering-and-novelty.html

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