Knuth: England is home of literate programming

Knuth: England is home of literate programming

Summary: On a visit to London, Professor Donald Knuth gives a rare video interview to ZDNet UK about the past, present and future of computing

TOPICS: Tech Industry

Professor Emeritus Donald Knuth is one of the fathers of modern computing — his The Art Of Computer Programming books encompass 40 years of thought on software design. After a lecture in London in June, he spoke to ZDNet UK about his hopes for the future, literate programming, as well as computing's potential as an intellectual discipline.

Topic: Tech Industry

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Rupert started off as a nerdy lad expecting to be an electronics engineer, but having tried it for a while discovered that journalism was more fun. He ended up on PC Magazine in the early '90s, before that evolved into ZDNet UK - and Rupert evolved with them into an online journalist.

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