This celebrity goo was created by player Russ Wilhelm.
Scott Hardie replaced the difficulty and made major changes to the clue provided by Russ.

publication date: Wednesday, June 6, 2018 (part of Summer 2018)

category: Science

clue: His language was created to enhance communication, rather than impede it as the name implied.

explanation: McCarthy invented the Lisp programming language, which became the "Gold Standard" for Artificial Intelligence applications. more…

intended difficulty: very hard

solved by: no one!

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