Programming languages have a significant impact on the way our computers work, and our computers practically run our lives so why is it that some languages are a massive success and others end up on the motherboard scrapheap?
Academics at Princeton and the University of California Berkeley are currently analyzing why this is, going through heaps of data, trying to work out if it is something to do with how well a language is documented or how practical it is…
However, while they slug away, a man named Tamir Kahson has come up with an entirely different theory. He believes that in order to create a successful programming language – you need an epic beard!!
Kahson’s lighthearted hypothesis suggests that there seems to be a correlation between the success of a programming language and the length of its writers’ facial hair!! Continue Reading