Perfecting oneself is as much unlearning as it is learning.
If 10 years from now, when you are doing something quick and dirty, you suddenly visualize that I am looking over your shoulders and say to yourself: 'Dijkstra would not have liked this', well that would be enough immortality for me.
Life is like a box of chocolates. You never know what you're gonna get.- Forrest Gump
In the end everything is a gag.- Charlie Chaplin
Husbands are chiefly good as lovers when they are betraying their wives.- Marilyn Monroe
Whenever I feel blue, I start breathing again.- L. Frank Baum
If cats looked like frogs we'd realize what nasty, cruel little bastards they are.- Terry Pratchett
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|Birth:||11th May, 1930|
|Death:||6th August, 2002|
Edsger Wybe Dijkstra was born in Rotterdam, Netherlands. He was a Dutch computer scientist. He was a professor of mathematics at the Eindhoven University of Technology and a research fellow at the Burroughs Corporation. He held the Schlumberger Centennial Chair in Computer Sciences at the University of Texas at Austin from 1984 until 1999, and retired as Professor Emeritus in 1999. He was an early theoretical pioneer in many research areas of computing science, including algorithm design, programming methodology, and software architecture. In 1956 he graduated from the Leiden University in mathematics and theoretical physics. In 1959 he received his PhD from the University of Amsterdam.
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