Two insights on teaching computer programming

David Klappholz d.klappholz at
Thu Jan 5 16:27:29 EST 2006

At 04:21 PM 1/5/2006, Kirby Urner wrote:
>David Klappholz:
> >Kirby, I love your posts, mostly for their useful contents, but often
> >for being way out in left field. What's this about pharmacy? I
> >thought this is a (math in) CS mailing list.
>That was an allusion to Matthias' rhetorical postscript:
>"P.S. And pharmacy majors should be able to dispense chemo after a
>semester, too."

Sorry; my memory for asides like this one simply isn't strong enough.


PS Do you have any thoughts on possible connections between HtDP and 
female retention?

>I was just extending his metaphor (plus I'd already been using biomed as
>exemplary of a parallel university-based track, partially overlapping CS,
>the health care sector being a primary consumer of computer services these
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