„May, in spite of all distractions generated by technology, all of you succeed in turning information into knowledge, knowledge into understanding, and understanding into wisdom.“

—  Edsger Dijkstra, Dijkstra (1998) https://www.cs.utexas.edu/users/vl/notes/dijkstra.html
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