Frank Zappa says Programming is Art

November 3, 2009 at 3:15 am Leave a comment

I saw this in a storefront in Luzern, Switzerland yesterday:

It was the quote that caught my eye, “Art is making something out of nothing and selling it.” I found it attributed to Frank Zappa. Programming is pretty much “making something out of nothing and selling it,” which says that Frank Zappa and Donald Knuth agree — programming is art.

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