teaching machines

CS 330 Lecture 1 – Introduction

January 25, 2015 by . Filed under cs330, lectures, spring 2015.


Who are you?

On a 1/4 sheet of paper, briefly answer these questions:

  1. What’s your name?
  2. What city do you call home?
  3. Suppose work and school were canceled for a year and you were given the freedom to work full-time on some task of learning or creating. What would you do?
  4. What programming languages do you know and why did you start learning them?

Define This

  1. Pick an audience (e.g., 5th graders, dinosaurs, and so on).
  2. Answer for your audience this question: “What is a programming language?”



on developerism:
Teach a man to fish
He’ll teach a machine to fish
Thus, we have no fish