# A Collection of Personal Web Pages of Computer Scientists and Mathematicians

A good friend, Boyko Bantchev, has compiled a collection of personal web pages of computer scientists and mathematicians; among them are Abelson, Baker, Gabriel, Graham, Greenspun, McCarthy, Norvig, Pitman, and Stallman (to mention just those who are directly related to the topic of this site; there are many others equally or more prominent).

# A Variation on a Nursery Rhyme

Humpty-Dumpty to Lisp was in thrall,

Humpty-Dumpty played with `eval`

and `funcall`

.

All the King's conses on the royal PDP-10

Couldn't intern Humpty-Dumpty again.

By the way, did you know that there is a Humpty-Dumpty reference in the LISP 1.5 Programmer's Manual?

# The Inverse of A Famous Equation

Happy New Year!

Even if you have seen this before, I hope you will admire the quality of a good numeric implementation:

[1]> (/ (log -1) (sqrt -1)) 3.1415927 [2]> (typep * 'real) T