Dr Dobb's Thoughts on Language Design

I just got a Dr Dobbs Update email, The first article that caught my eye was Thoughts on Language Design by Guy Steele. In a nutshell a programming language dictate how we think about problems and how we solve them. Most programming today is built around the single thread of control with binary choices if-then-else etc.  The article raises some good ideas around rethinking this programming model.

My vote for a completely different model would be this.
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