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people:mlsmith:top [2019/06/02 16:08]
mlsmith [Spring 2019]
people:mlsmith:top [2019/07/03 15:22]
mlsmith [Quotes]
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 | **Office:** SP 104.5 \\ **Voice:** 845 437 7497\\ **E-mail:** mlsmith@vassar.edu | | Vassar College, Box 399\\ 124 Raymond Avenue\\ Poughkeepsie,​ NY 12604-0399 |  | **Office:** SP 104.5 \\ **Voice:** 845 437 7497\\ **E-mail:** mlsmith@vassar.edu | | Vassar College, Box 399\\ 124 Raymond Avenue\\ Poughkeepsie,​ NY 12604-0399 | 
  
-==== Spring ​2019 ====+==== Fall 2019 ====
  
   * CMPU-101: Problem-Solving and Abstraction   * CMPU-101: Problem-Solving and Abstraction
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 //Computer science inverts the normal. In normal science, you're given a world, and your job is to find out the rules. In computer science, you give the computer the rules, and it creates the world.// --Alan Kay //Computer science inverts the normal. In normal science, you're given a world, and your job is to find out the rules. In computer science, you give the computer the rules, and it creates the world.// --Alan Kay
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 +//Though OOP came from many motivations...the small scale [motivation] was to find a more flexible version of assignment, and then to try to eliminate it altogether.//​ --Alan Kay, [[http://​worrydream.com/​EarlyHistoryOfSmalltalk/​|The Early History of SmallTalk]]
  
 <​code>​(( λ (x) (x x)) ( λ (x) (x x)))</​code>​ \\ <​code>​(( λ (x) (x x)) ( λ (x) (x x)))</​code>​ \\