David Moon

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David A. Moon
Born United States
Nationality United States
Occupation Computer scientist
Known for Lisp programming language, Symbolics

David A. Moon is a programmer and computer scientist, known for his work on the Lisp programming language and being one of the founders of Symbolics.[1]


In Pop Culture[edit]

David Moon is a character in A Story About ‘Magic',[3] a popular tale in hacker folklore that describes an incident at MIT's Artificial Intelligence Lab in the 1970s.


  1. ^ Walker, Janet H.; Moon, David A.; Weinreb, Daniel L.; McMahon, Mike (1 November 1987). "The Symbolics Genera Programming Environment". IEEE Software 4 (6): 36–45. doi:10.1109/MS.1987.232087. 
  2. ^ "LISP Machine Progress Report". DSpace@MIT. 1977. Retrieved 1 September 2010. 
  3. ^ http://catb.org/esr/jargon/html/magic-story.html