Jaime Montoya

My name is Jaime Montoya. I am a Ph.D. student in the Department of Computer Science at the University of Rochester, working under the supervision of Philip Guo. You can contact me by email at jmontoy4 {at} cs.rochester.edu.

My favorite quotations

"For 37 years I've practiced fourteen hours a day, and now they call me a genius!" (Pablo de Sarasate)
"Sooner or later, discipline will defeat intelligence." (Japanese Proverb)

Inspiring Aesop's fable: The Hare and the Tortoise

'A Hare was one day making fun of a Tortoise for being so slow upon his feet. “Wait a bit,” said the Tortoise; “I’ll run a race with you, and I’ll wager that I win.” “Oh, well,” replied the Hare, who was much amused at the idea, “let’s try and see”; and it was soon agreed that the fox should set a course for them, and be the judge. When the time came both started off together, but the Hare was soon so far ahead that he thought he might as well have a rest: so down he lay and fell fast asleep. Meanwhile the Tortoise kept plodding on, and in time reached the goal. At last the Hare woke up with a start, and dashed on at his fastest, but only to find that the Tortoise had already won the race.' Aesop (2014-09-23). Aesop's Fables (pp. 135-136). Open Road Media Young Readers. Kindle Edition.

My role model

"Wernher von Braun is, without doubt, the greatest rocket scientist in history." (http://earthobservatory.nasa.gov/Features/vonBraun/)

My favorite radio station


Books that I have read on Amazon Kindle

  1. 10,000 Hours: You Become What You Practice
  2. Dr. Space: The Life of Wernher von Braun
  3. Is This Something George Eastman Would have Done?: The Decline and Fall of Eastman Kodak Company
  4. Man's Search for Meaning
  5. Out of Focus: The story of how Kodak lost its direction
  6. Sakai: Building an Open Source Community
  7. The Accidental Billionaires: The Founding of Facebook: A Tale of Sex, Money, Genius and Betrayal
  8. Why Startups Fail: And How Yours Can Succeed

Books that I am reading on Amazon Kindle

  1. Advanced Programming in the UNIX Environment (Addison-Wesley Professional Computing Series)
  2. Aesop's Fables
  3. Collins English Dictionary & Thesaurus
  4. Eloquent JavaScript: A Modern Introduction to Programming
  5. Getting Started with Beautiful Soup
  6. Head First Ajax
  7. Head First C
  8. Head First jQuery (Brain-Friendly Guides)
  9. Introducing GitHub: A Non-Technical Guide
  10. jQuery UI Cookbook
  11. LaTeX Beginner's Guide
  12. Learning Python
  13. Linux Kernel Development (Developer's Library)
  14. Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary, 11th Edition
  15. Modern Database Management (11th Edition)
  16. Modern Operating Systems (4th Edition)
  17. Operating System Concepts, 9th Edition
  18. Operating Systems: Principles and Practice (Volume 1 of 4)
  19. Operating Systems: Principles and Practice (Volume 3 of 4)
  20. PHP and MySQL Web Development (Developer's Library)
  21. The Definitive Guide to SQLite (Expert's Voice in Open Source)
  22. The Holy Bible, English Standard Version (with Cross-References)
  23. The Holy Bible - Old and New Testament: New Life VersionTM (New Life Bible)
  24. Understanding the Linux Kernel
  25. Web Development and Design Foundations with HTML5, 6/e
  26. What is Baptism? (Crucial Questions Series Book 11)