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Re: Paul Graham's PyCon Keynote

On Saturday, Mar 29, 2003, at 23:42 US/Eastern, eli rosenberg wrote:

> * Very high level abstraction will probably come at
> the expense of efficiency, but computers will eventually
> be a million times faster, so inefficiency is fine.
> In fact, inefficiency is good because programmer
> time is cheaper than computer time or computer power.

Don't you have that backwards?  I like to say:  "CPU cycles are cheap, 
people cycles are not".

(cf., http://www.pt.withy.org/publications/Runtime.pdf)