The Programming Language Inventor or Serial Killer Test

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Great Eye

You scored 7 out of 10!

Pretty good; it seems you know your JavaBeans from your fava beans, your slashers from your Slashdotters. Here are the answers: #1: Anatoly Onoprienko- “The Terminator” wiped out entire families across Ukraine at point-blank range with a 12-gauge shotgun; “To me killing people is like ripping up a duvet…” #2: Andrei Chikatilo- The “Soviet Hannibal Lector” murdered and sexually mutilated more than 50 people, mostly small children. He was told as a child that villagers had eaten his brother. #3: Bertrand Meyer- Initial designer of the Eiffel method and language; Professor of Software Engineering at EIH, the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich. #4: David Berkowitz- Terrorized New York as Son of Sam in the late 70s, killing 6 and injuring 7. “I didn’t want to hurt them, I only wanted to kill them.” #5: Gerald Jay Sussman- Invented the Scheme programming language with Guy L Steele Jr. in 1975; a life member of the American Watchmakers-Clockmakers Institute. #6: John W Mauchly- Proposed Short Code, the first high level programming language for an electronic computer, first run on a UNIVAC I Serial I in 1950. #7: John Christie- Killed 8 women at 10 Rillington Place, London; was arrested after new tenants tracing an unpleasant odor peeled off the kitchen wallpaper to reveal a corpse. #8: Philip Wadler- A principal designer of Haskell; an amateur cartoonist who’s given public talks on the use of computers to control nuclear weapons. #9: Ralph E Griswold- Developed SNOBOL and Icon; retired in 1995 to spend more time on number theory and the computational and mathematical aspects of weaving. #10: Randy Kraft- This computer programmer (not known to have invented any languages) was convicted of killing, torturing and mutilating 16 young men, but kept a coded “score card” with 62 entries. **In no way am I claiming this test as my own. I got the idea/information off of http://www.malevole.com/mv/misc/killerquiz/**

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    They scored 7% on knowledge, higher than 46% of your peers.

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Clueless

If someone said they were going to reformat your floppies you’d have no idea whether to run for it or not. Here are the answers: #1: Anatoly Onoprienko- “The Terminator” wiped out entire famil... Read more

Good Effort

Not bad, but it might be best to avoid a career in either law enforcement or I.I. recruitment. Here are the answers: #1: Anatoly Onoprienko- “The Terminator” wiped out entire families across Ukr... Read more

Great Eye

Pretty good; it seems you know your JavaBeans from your fava beans, your slashers from your Slashdotters. Here are the answers: #1: Anatoly Onoprienko- “The Terminator” wiped out entire families... Read more

Quite Amazing

You’d spot Hannibal Lector in seconds at an Open Source conference. Your liver is safe. Here are the answers: #1: Anatoly Onoprienko- “The Terminator” wiped out entire families across Ukraine... Read more

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