[racket] Cube two numbers

From: Matthias Felleisen (matthias at ccs.neu.edu)
Date: Fri Sep 14 22:47:41 EDT 2012

Indiana still does. They use it in a second-order fashion to get
students going and latter they tell them that lambda is really a 
stand-alone value. The belief is that this helps the transition. 

Shriram convinced me that it was silly and he needed several 
years. I switched and was so happy, I never looked back. 

On Sep 14, 2012, at 8:53 PM, Danny Yoo wrote:

> Slight tangent:
> Can you please point out which curriculum you are using to learn from,
> as it seems weird.  It's almost as if you're making things hard for
> yourself.  Could it be that the curriculum's to blame?  I've never
> seen an intro programming class start off with using lambda when one
> hasn't yet seen functions with multiple arguments.  I guess there's a
> first time for anything... :(
> If it's your professor's own homebrewed thing, please point your
> professor to something like How to Design Programs
> http://www.ccs.neu.edu/home/matthias/HtDP2e/
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