Keith Corbett

I'm from New Jersey. Graduated 1978 with BA from Princeton University. Self-taught programmer, also writer, project manager, raconteur. Currently living near Boston MA. Open to whatever comes next.


I’m not going to say a lot about this, just: Raspberry Pi is a great testbed for IoT


“I tell people that I do the first 90% of the work on a new project. Developers do the remaining 90%, and QA makes all of us do the final 90%.”

– Bill Cheswick


The author of this post is massively confused, and Lisp implementors should pay attention:

The problem with Lisp


Great series of videos on Drupal CMS and related technologies including HTML and JavaScript



This is a handy cheat sheet for Emacs Slime commands.

If you use Lisp, try Slime – it is a great tool for running a Lisp REPL with completion, syntax coloring, Meta-. (“meta dot”) and more.


CCL (Clozure CL) is an open-source implementation of Common Lisp that runs on Mac OS X, Windows, Gnu/Linux, and variants of Unix. Version 1.8 is now available from the Mac App Store. To download CCL for Mac or other platform, open URL:


Overheard on Google+ yesterday:

KT: fuckit building a web site is too much work…

SC: OMG, it’s my new mantra.

K2: lol. I’m putting that on a business card. haha

K1: Pics or didn’t happen!

Thanks KT for the best laugh I’ve had this week.

(With apologies to the many children who stumble on this by accident while researching their term papers on Lisp programming.)


We use Common Lisp for most projects involving symbolic programming for deployment on general-purpose system platforms. (Mac OS X, Linux, Windows)

We have experience using many implementations of Common Lisp, including


Keith Corbett’s bio is at URL:

Keith works on software development projects for Clozure Associates LLC.

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