Publications. Guest Editorial: It's (Not) All Been Done,Dr.
Dobb's Journal, 31(9), September 2006. Have you ever felt that all the cool stuff was already done back in the 1950s and 1960s, back when electronic computers were new? All the cool new toys of the past decade were invented then, including garbage collection (1958), objects (1967), and generic types (1967). Sutter’s Mill Blog. Herb Sutter.