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The right to hold property.

But most importantly, I don’t want to be in a place with such priorities. I have achieved most goals on my list – goals that were agreed upon at the beginning – despite having a major illness. I will not be an award-winning researcher, but I feel – and people have told me – that the things I do are valuable. If the university does not see this, I need to find a place that does.

Dr Veronika CH: Goodbye, tenure track

Firstell.

It is not only the violin that shapes the violinist, we are all shaped by the tools we train ourselves to use, and in this respect programming languages have a devious influence: they shape our thinking habits. This circumstance makes the choice of first programming language so important.

E.W. Dijkstra: To the members of the Budget Council (concerning Haskell), 12 April 2001

Weledelzeergeleerde.

Titles are funny.

Dis Nee.

The GW culture initiative can be summed up in two words: Mickey Mouse.

Dane Kennedy: The Disneyfication of a University

Vorablenksung.

I think my students are being entirely rational when they “distract” themselves in my class with their phones. They understand the world they are being prepared to enter much better than I do. In that world, I’m the distraction, not their phones or their social-media profiles or their networking. Yet for what I’m supposed to be doing — educating and cultivating young hearts and minds — the consequences are pretty dark.

Ron Srigley: I asked my students to turn in their cell phones and write about living without them.

Privessor.

Meestal beginnen professoren na dergelijke wandelingen of excursies moppen te vertellen, kwaad te spreken van hun collega's, of mededelingen te doen over hun honden, katten, kinderen.

Willem Frederik Hermans: Nooit meer slapen

Dr. Br.

Glückwunsch, Frau Doktor!

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