// Presentations on sorting algorithms Sahu: Quicksort, noiceeeeee. Everyone's favorite sorting algorithm. // Later, someone is presenting bogosort Sahu: This is beautiful, I know this algorithm sucks but its beautiful. // Later Sahu: So back when I was at UMD, there was this poem writing contest for CS people and the winner would get a free t-shirt. Sahu: And I wrote a poem about Bogosort, and it was about how nobody loved me because my big O was too big. Sahu: Turns out I was the only person who entered the contest. Sahu: I don't know why CS majors don't want to write poems to win shirts.
Kirk: I could imagine someone writing an entire calculus course ... as poetry.
Student: Keep in mind -- I'm not Amanda Gorman.
//reading student's message Kirk: "We're all fractals." Kirk: That's poetic.
Stein: I wrote a couplet //Class looks up in naive anticipation Stein: P-value low, reject the Ho
//While presenting on Walt Whitman in English class, Anna mentions that he was criticized by a man named John Peter Wesley Anna: But in the end, it all worked out for him, because he has a high school named after him. I don't see a John Peter Wesley High School anywhere.
//Poetry in English class Student: Wow, that's ironic! Stelzner: The irony is that this isn't ironic -- it just sucks.
//Students are composing poems during modsim Lev: We should write a haiku! Shirley: My favourite haiku is Roses are red Violets are blue I'll beat you with a rake //everyone laughs Shirley: Oh wait, maybe it isn't a haiku...