Let us change our traditional attitude to the construction of programs: Instead of imagining that our main task is to instruct a computer what to do, let us concentrate rather on explaining to human beings what we want a computer to do. -– Donald Knuth
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Last semester (Fall 2011) I taught “ENTERPRISE DATA MODELING” at Carroll University. Carroll is a great school and teaching the class was a lot of fun. A mentor of mine shared that “A teacher’s job is to create an environment in which learning is likely to occur.”. Thank you for sharing that.
Hi, I’m going to work through http://www.ccs.neu.edu/home/matthias/BTML/ and http://www.cl.cam.ac.uk/~lp15/MLbook/ using http://www.smlnj.org/ SLOWLY over MANY MONTHS. The reason is that I’ve never learned a statically typed functional programming language, I feel weak on recursive data type definitions, and I am curious about compiler and interpreter construction. So, I’m looking for a way to learn about all [...]
eqExam is just a wonderful LaTeX package for writing things like exams and quizzes. It takes into account most of what you are about right out of the box like whether you are proctoring the exam online or in printed form and whether you want an answer key printed or not. Here is an example [...]
During my Fall 2011 semester I took one class, Applied Linear Algebra. It was a total blast. You just can’t believe some of the wild stuff that you can do with matrices. It was a lot of fun and the hardest that I’ve ever worked, and my grade reflected that.