Why the Next Iteration?

One of the ubiquitous James Clarks was a Formula One Race car driver ( https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jim Clark )

Programming — iterating over something, a list for example.

Literature — many characters are just another iteration of a previous archetype.

James Clark — a name almost as ubiquitous as John Smith.

There are a plethora of James Clarks on Wikipedia.

Do a Google search and you’ll get an almost infinite number more.

So…

Though I feel pride at having the same name as the legendary programming pioneer, yet, ironically, I still feel the monotony of being only one more in a long line of those with that ubiquitous name.

Or, in other words, when it comes to James Clarks, I am only but…

The Next Iteration.

(copyright 2017, revised 2018)


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12 Comments

    1. Oh but it stroked my ego so the first time I typed in “James Clark Iteration” and… voila! There I was at the top of the list!

      (We’ll not mention how far down I was without the “Iteration” addendum. I never found it. I probably could have scrolled down to the molten core of the earth without finding it!)

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