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In commemoration of the tenth anniversary of Michael Dertouzos' passing, please share your cherished memories, recollections and musings on this legendary leader.

When I first met Michael, I was astonished by his embrace of life and those around him. Learning he was Greek, I asked him in English, if he spoke Greek. His answer was: "αβγ-δε-ζη-θι-κλμνξο-πρστυ-φχψω", the entire Greek alphabet, pronounced as 7 syllables within a split second, and a big laughter.



Manolis Kellis, CSAIL

August 24 2011