On the Cruelty of Really Teaching Computer Science

Edsger Wybe Dijkstra was a Dutch computer scientist. He received the 1972 A. M. Turing Award for fundamental contributions in the area of programming languages, and was the Schlumberger Centennial Chair of Computer Sciences at The University of Texas at Austin from 1984 until 2000.

His handwritten notes (“On the Cruelty of Really Teaching Computer Science“) on the then state of  Computer Science education still remains true.

Download the PDF version here and read it .

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