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2003“A closure is a poor man’s object; an object is a poor man’s closure” (people.csail.mit.edu)
507 points across 3 posts | 5 years ago with 227 comments
2008Using Programming Language Concepts to Teach General Thinking Skills (people.csail.mit.edu)
208 points | 5 years ago with 30 comments
1993Algebra and the Lambda Calculus (people.csail.mit.edu)
196 points | 4 years ago with 39 comments
2014Accidental Pinhole and Pinspeck Cameras (people.csail.mit.edu)
147 points | 2 years ago with 33 comments
1991Getting Started in Star Lisp (people.csail.mit.edu)
138 points across 2 posts | 5 years ago with 7 comments
2018Introduction To Program Synthesis (people.csail.mit.edu)
132 points | 1 year ago with 20 comments
1997S-Expressions (people.csail.mit.edu)
125 points | 4 years ago with 45 comments
2013Give in to Procrastination and Stop Prefetching (people.csail.mit.edu)
118 points | 5 years ago with 26 comments
1999D-Expressions: Lisp Power, Dylan Style (people.csail.mit.edu)
82 points | 5 years ago with 89 comments
1998Chaffing and Winnowing: Confidentiality without Encryption (people.csail.mit.edu)
69 points | 9 years ago with 47 comments
2008Succincter (people.csail.mit.edu)
52 points | 3 years ago with 5 comments
2006Large single compilation-unit C programs (people.csail.mit.edu)
50 points | 2 years ago with 21 comments

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