Quotation Explorer - 'E. W. Dijkstra'

Computer Science is no more about computers than astronomy is about telescopes. - E. W. Dijkstra
The use of COBOL cripples the mind; its teaching should, therefore, be reguarded as a criminal offense. - E. W. Dijkstra
It is practically impossible to teach good programming style to students that have had prior exposure to BASIC; as potential programmers they are mentally mutilated beyond hope of regeneration. - E. W. Dijkstra
The question of whether a computer can think is no more interesting than the question of whether a submarine can swim. - E. W. Dijkstra
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