Leaders in Computing

Changing the digital world

Interviewee Professor Donald Knuth, Grady Booch, Linus Torvalds, Steve Wozniak, Vint Cerf, Professor Karen Spärck Jones FBA, Sir Tim Berners-Lee, Jimmy Wales, Dame Stephanie Shirley DBE FREng FBCS CEng CITP Edited by BCS The Chartered Institute for IT

Publication date: 30 Sep 2011

This collection of exclusive interviews provides a fascinating insight into the thoughts and ideas of influential figures from the world of IT and computing, including Sir Tim Berners-Lee, Donald Knuth, Linus Torvalds, Jimmy Wales, Grady Booch, Steve Wozniak, Vint Cerf, Karen Spärck Jones and Dame Stephanie Shirley. With representatives from areas as diverse as programming, development, hardware, networks, interface, internet and applications, this collection also provides an excellent overview of important developments in this diverse field over recent years.
Ebook (VitalSource) - £2.99

Ebook ISBN-13: 9781780171005

75 pages

Imprint: BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT

Foreword

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