Why is everyone supposedly in such a rush to learn their first (or another) programming language?
“The conclusion is that either people are in a big rush to learn about programming, or that programming is somehow fabulously easier to learn than anything else.“
I just revisited this essay by Peter Norvig, written in 2001 it looks like, but timeless in its pointedness and veracity.
Go read it. Laugh, cry, enjoy.
While you’re in this abstract frame of mind, be sure to visit Abstruse Goose: