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@ -1027,7 +1027,7 @@ clearly about. They take years to master and reward the wielder with great
power, but they are also a trap: a temptation towards the path of cleverness
masquerading as wisdom.</p>
<p style="text-align:center;"> *</p>
<p style="text-align:center;"> </p>
<p>I&rsquo;ll be returning to this theme, but for the time being let&rsquo;s move on. Now
that we&rsquo;ve established, however haphazardly, some of the basics, let&rsquo;s consider
@ -1231,7 +1231,7 @@ wrong and have to backtrack?</li>
<p>A unifying theme of these questions is that they could all be answered by
involving a little more abstraction.</p>
<p style="text-align:center;"> *</p>
<p style="text-align:center;"> </p>
<p>Some kinds of abstraction are so common in the physical world that we can
forget they&rsquo;re part of a sophisticated technology. For example, a good deal of
@ -1254,7 +1254,7 @@ text are like standardized fasteners that allow a user who can work on one kind
of data (be it poetry, a list of authors, the source code of a program) to use
the same tools for other problems and other data.</p>
<p style="text-align:center;"> *</p>
<p style="text-align:center;"> </p>
<p>When I first started writing stuff on the web, I edited a page &ndash; a single HTML
file &ndash; by hand. When the entries on my nascent blog got old, I manually
@ -1391,7 +1391,7 @@ with certain names in certain places. It need not know anything about the
agnostic about the question, for this enables us to assign our own meaning to a
structure and manipulate that structure with standard tools.</p>
<p style="text-align:center;"> *</p>
<p style="text-align:center;"> </p>
<p>Back to the problem at hand: I have this collection of files, and I know how
to extract the ones that contain poems. My goal is to see all the poems and
@ -1411,7 +1411,7 @@ facts so that we can think about them. A structured representation of things
often means that we can <em>change</em> those things, or at least derive new
understanding of them.</p>
<p style="text-align:center;"> *</p>
<p style="text-align:center;"> </p>
<p>At this point in the narrative, I could pretend that my next step is
immediately obvious, but in fact it&rsquo;s not. I spend a couple of days thinking


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@ -824,7 +824,7 @@ clearly about. They take years to master and reward the wielder with great
power, but they are also a trap: a temptation towards the path of cleverness
masquerading as wisdom.
-> * <-
-> <-
I'll be returning to this theme, but for the time being let's move on. Now
that we've established, however haphazardly, some of the basics, let's consider


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@ -22,7 +22,7 @@ often trigger a cascade of questions in the programmer-mind:
A unifying theme of these questions is that they could all be answered by
involving a little more abstraction.
-> * <-
-> <-
Some kinds of abstraction are so common in the physical world that we can
forget they're part of a sophisticated technology. For example, a good deal of
@ -45,7 +45,7 @@ text are like standardized fasteners that allow a user who can work on one kind
of data (be it poetry, a list of authors, the source code of a program) to use
the same tools for other problems and other data.
-> * <-
-> <-
When I first started writing stuff on the web, I edited a page -- a single HTML
file -- by hand. When the entries on my nascent blog got old, I manually
@ -170,7 +170,7 @@ _meaning_ of those names in order to be useful; in fact, it's best if it stays
agnostic about the question, for this enables us to assign our own meaning to a
structure and manipulate that structure with standard tools.
-> * <-
-> <-
Back to the problem at hand: I have this collection of files, and I know how
to extract the ones that contain poems. My goal is to see all the poems and
@ -190,7 +190,7 @@ facts so that we can think about them. A structured representation of things
often means that we can _change_ those things, or at least derive new
understanding of them.
-> * <-
-> <-
At this point in the narrative, I could pretend that my next step is
immediately obvious, but in fact it's not. I spend a couple of days thinking


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