Linked by David Adams on Mon 9th Jan 2012 16:51 UTC
Original OSNews Interviews On Tuesday 10th January, Donald Ervin Knuth, the American computing pioneer and author of the classic The Art of Computer Programming, celebrates his 74th birthday. Four years ago, Knuth set aside a couple of days to record, in great depth, the story of his life and work for posterity. You can watch the recording here.
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Fun!
by acobar on Mon 9th Jan 2012 20:28 UTC
acobar
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2005-11-15

Had a lot of fun learning from his The Art of Computer Programming. Unluckily, never was one of the luck guys to get his "reward checks".

Wish him the best, a long, happy and healthy life.

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Nice coverage
by Jondice on Thu 12th Jan 2012 16:42 UTC
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2006-09-20

I enjoyed watching the first few segments, will finish the others later. It is interesting that English had a big influence on him early on; my favorite CS teaching assistant as an undergrad also studied English in grad school.

Edited 2012-01-12 16:43 UTC

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