Knuth: England is home of literate programming

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

Knuth: England is home of literate programming

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.