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Leaders in computing : changing the digital world

Author: Donald Ervin KnuthGrady BoochLinus TorvaldsSteve WozniakVinton G CerfAll authors
Publisher: Swindon, UK : British Informatics Society, ©2011.
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This collection of interviews provides a fascinating insight into the thoughts and ideas of influential figures from the world of IT and computing, such as Sir Tim Berners-Lee, Donald Knuth, Linus Torvalds, Jimmy Wales and Steve Wozniak. It gives an excellent overview of important developments in this diverse field over recent years.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Donald Ervin Knuth; Grady Booch; Linus Torvalds; Steve Wozniak; Vinton G Cerf; Karen Sparck Jones; Tim Berners-Lee; Jimmy Wales; Stephanie Shirley; BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT.
ISBN: 9781780171005 1780171005 9781780171012 1780171013
OCLC Number: 808502109
Description: 1 online resource (vi, 66 p.)
Contents: The art of computer programming / Donald Knuth --
The mighty Booch / Grady Booch --
Talking to Torvalds / Linus Torvalds --
Apple to the core / Steve Wozniak --
Cerf's up / Vint Cerf --
Computing's too important to be left to men / Karen Spärck Jones --
Isn't it semantic / Sir Tim Berners-Lee --
Sharing knowledge / Jimmy Wales --
Shape the future / Dame Stephanie Shirley.
Responsibility: BCS, the Chartered Institute for IT.

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