[svlug] On the rotation of Newton in his grave

Rick Moen rick at svlug.org
Fri Jan 2 08:08:58 PST 2015


Ah, found the reference.  'If I have not seen as far as others, it is
because giants were standing on my shoulders' was first popularised with
attribution to MIT professor Hal Abelson.  Asked about it, he said it was a
quip from his Princeton roomate, Jeff Goll.  

http://www.thefullwiki.org/Standing_on_the_shoulders_of_giants#Contemporary_references




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