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I have been thinking that for almost 35 years. On my little computer back then the normal way to write a program was machine language. Simple assemblers were available, but took away too much of your little memory.

Or you could expand the memory and run Tiny BASIC, or a 'full' BASIC if you got yourself even more RAM. I always stayed on the low level side and got better results with less hardware and at a smaller price.

Just because we have far stronger processors and much more memory now, that's no reason to get wasteful. And, what's worse, we have been isolated from what the compiler actually makes out of our source code. Often enough I have seen people do crazy things, totally unaware that memory still is limited and that even the strongest processor has no chance against brute force approaches. And I have also seen how helpless they can become when one of their 'silver bullets' fails.
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