Wednesday, March 15, 2006

On the cruelty of really teaching computing science

Read the paper written by Edsger Dijkstra (remember Dijkstra's algorithm) in 1988.
Links: Handwritten manuscript in PDF, HTML, More info from Wikipedia

Note: although the paper is targeting the domain of computer science, it is still very readable. In fact, the paper is largely on education, mathematics and thinking.

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