The Computer Scientist Who Can’t Stop Telling Stories

This was quite an insightful interview on Knuth. Sharing here for wider distribution. I wish I worked harder (and persisted) on the TAOCP books I loaned from the college library in the summer of my second year. But it’s never too late if it’s Knuth’s manifesto.

Has anyone tried reading his volumes (or the TeX book)? Thoughts?

Thanks for sharing Kartik: very inspiring for someone like me, trying to find intersections of tech & arts.

That ‘Crime Caper’ chemical formula is a very impressive gimmick; reminds me of some of my domain hackery: e.g.

Wanna shout-out my homie @bhargavvader on this: will have to try get him on this platform.


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