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John Backus - Quotes

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They don't like thinking in medical school. They memorize - that's all they want you to do. You must not think.

They don't like thinking in medical school. They memorize - that's all they want you to do. You must not think.

Much of my work has come from being lazy. ---->>>

You need the willingness to fail all the time. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: American
Born: 12-03, 1924
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Die: 2007-03-17
Occupation: Scientist
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John Warner Backus (December 3, 1924 – March 17, 2007) was an American computer scientist. He directed the team that invented and implemented FORTRAN, the first widely used high-level programming language, and was the inventor of the Backus–Naur form (BNF), a widely used notation to define formal language syntax (wikipedia)