„For me, the first challenge for computing science is to discover how to maintain order in a finite, but very large, discrete universe that is intricately intertwined. And a second, but not less important challenge is how to mould what you have achieved in solving the first problem, into a teachable discipline: it does not suffice to hone your own intellect (that will join you in your grave), you must teach others how to hone theirs. The more you concentrate on these two challenges, the clearer you will see that they are only two sides of the same coin: teaching yourself is discovering what is teachable.“

—  Edsger Dijkstra, Dijkstra (1979) My hopes of computing science http://www.cs.utexas.edu/users/EWD/transcriptions/EWD07xx/EWD709.html (EWD 709).
Edsger Dijkstra photo
Edsger Dijkstra3
1930 - 2002
Publicidade

Citações relacionadas

Matt Ridley photo
Vint Cerf photo
Publicidade
Bhakti Tirtha Swami photo
Martin Luther King, Jr. photo
John C. Maxwell photo
Frank Stella photo
Glenn Beck photo
Publicidade
Frédéric Chopin photo
Paulo Coelho photo
 Šantidéva photo
Publicidade
Jacques Lacan photo
Lee Child photo
Próximo