Chris Alexander closes his 1996 OOPSLA keynote with an unexpected call to action: apply programming's power to the generation of a living world. transcript
The call comes in part C, after his own past and present work in parts A and B. The transcribed words we've quoted begin just under one hour into his presentation.
Chris goes on to explain that those of us who wield the power to transform the world have accepted the role of technicians, hired guns, serving other interests.
After this close, amidst the polite applause, one hears an attendee gasp, "oh wow".
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