„I think of the company advertising "Thought Processors" or the college pretending that learning BASIC suffices or at least helps, whereas the teaching of BASIC should be rated as a criminal offence: it mutilates the mind beyond recovery.“

Dijkstra (1984) Source: The threats to computing science http://www.cs.utexas.edu/users/EWD/transcriptions/EWD08xx/EWD898.html (EWD898).
1980s

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1930 - 2002

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—  Albert Einstein German-born physicist and founder of the theory of relativity 1879 - 1955

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—  A.A. Milne British author 1882 - 1956

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„I think writing is basically about time and rhythm. Like with jazz. You have your basic melody and then you just riff off of it.“

—  Kathy Acker American novelist, playwright, essayist, and poet 1947 - 1997

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