Why programmers should play Go

This article is from 2008 and has been archived. It's old and probably outdated.

Go is an ancient strategy game with simple rules and a profound degree of complexity.

Software development is the art of managing complexity using a limited number of rules, structures, and patterns.

Programmers should play Go.

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