Agha - CS 321 Programming Languages and Compilers
out the guy was a football player. You know, Michigan football
players, I don't know what their average IQ is, but..."
to think big, but don't mess up while trying to think big"
scientists do not shoot each other, they just write nasty papers about
each other" (Agha, 1-14-02).
don't know sh, you ought to learn it, or else Bill Gates will be
corrupting your brain" (Agha, 1-14-02).
is intelligent life, they would be sending signals, like EM waves,
otherwise they are not intelligent" (Agha, 1-14-02).
way, this lecture is very light, it's to fool you into thinking the
course is very easy. It's for inspiration, perspiration comes
later" (Agha, 1-14-02).
and be unrealistic, then you will get somewhere" (Agha, 1-18-02).
|"If I gave
a bad lecture, I'm trying to inspire you" (Agha, 1-18-02).
should read Computer Survey because I am the editor-in-chief" (Agha,
difference between procedural and functional programming is the
difference between church and state. You want to keep the church
away from the state" (Agha, 2-25-02).
language isn't brain damage, it causes brain damage to humans" (Agha,
lecture won a Turing Award; it was a good lecture, it mentions me,
so... Most guys [authors] are older, but I'm still productive" (Agha,
Mattox Beckman - CS 321 Programming Languages and Compilers
|"If I press
backspace in vi, bad things can happen, so that's why I use emacs"
what LL means, no one is going to ask you that, unless yo play trivial
pursuit, geeky CS version"
everyone "following me"? I like bad puns <snickers from the
(Mattox talking about FOLLOW(E), 2-6-02).
you play Trivial Pursuit, CS, genius edition, you'll get this question
the anonymous function syntax. It's more pure"
your slave, or your student - almost as smart as you are, to prove
why this song is so annoying. By the time you get to 7 or 8,
you're not even half done yet"
(Mattox on the 12 days of Christmas, 3-11-02).
actually have 3 weeks, because giving people work over break is evil
where people's hands start to blow up"
(Mattox on recursive procedures with no base case, 4-3-02).
Professor Agha talked about unification. <class is silent>
Deer staring into headlights, all of you!!"
it would be weird if Jane was a father...you could say Prolog is
either very stupid or very progressive"
works...Prolog is stupid, it'll believe anything"
Professor Vaidya - ECE 497 Wireless Networks
|"I'm very flexible
when it comes to deadlines. Unless it's the end of the semester,
then I'm not flexible. But one day here, one day there, I don't
mind" (Vaidya, 2-7-02).