Michael Walker trained a Markov chain with the King James Bible and Structure and Interpretation of Computer Programs, a classic computer science textbook. The result is King James Programming, a tumblr filled with comp-sci-inflected biblespeak. I could read it all day long.
...his brother whom he slew; and we will walk in my statutes, and do them: I am the LORD: I will not lie nor repent: for he is Lord of lords, and King of kings: and they that were burnt had offered; and they were divided hither and thither, so that they operate on “abstract data.”...
12:2 And I will make all my goodness pass before thee, and our sins be upon us, because of our use of not and lisp-value.
And Satan stood up against them in that day, and leap for joy: for, behold, your reward is great in heaven: for he maketh his sun to rise on the evil and on the role of procedures in program design.
Abstractly, we can imagine that the values used for test-divisor should not be made manifest; neither any thing hid, that shall not be as it becometh the gospel of Christ.
King James Programming
(Image: (KJV) 1631 Holy Bible, Robert Barker/John Bill, London. King James Version, juxtapose^esopatxuj/Wikimedia Commons, CC BY-SA)
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