➿ Out of Their Minds Free ➶ Author Dennis E. Shasha – Metalstampedmemories.info

Out of Their Minds Imagine Living During The Renaissance And Being Able To Interview That Eras Greatest Scientists About Their Inspirations, Discoveries, And Personal Interests The Latter Half Of Our Century Has Seen Its Own Renaissance Informations Technology Has Changed Irrevocable The Way We Live, Work, And Think About The World We Are Fortunate, Therefore, That The Authors Of Out Of Their Minds Have Been Able To Talk So Candidly With The Founders Of Computer Science In Out Of Their Minds, Readers Will Hear The Newtons And Euclids Of The Computer Age As They Talk About Their Discoveries In Information Technology That Have Changed Forever The Way We Live, Work, And Think About The World Based On Interviews By Freelance Writer Cathy Lazere And The Expertise Of Computer Scientist Dennis Shasha, Out Of Their Minds Introduces Readers To Fifteen Of The Planet S Foremost Computer Scientists, Including Eight Winners Of The Turing Award, Computing S Nobel Prize The Scientists Reveal Themselves In Fascinating Anecdotes About Their Early Inspirations And Influences, Their Contributions To Computer Science, And Their Thoughts On Its Explosive Future These Are The Programmers Whose Work


10 thoughts on “Out of Their Minds

  1. says:

    This is a well written collection of short biographies of twelve computer scientists Stephen Cook and Leonid Levin of comput


  2. says:

    Let us choose one of these freaks, say Lamport The man was obsessed with special relativity so he used it as inspiration to order even


  3. says:

    Saw Prof Shasha lecture on a few of the stories from this book and it was delightfully fascinating Feynman esque anecdotes about CS pioneers Yes


  4. says:

    I recently decided that I wanted to get a better understanding of computer science as a field My background is in mathematics and physics and I always enj


  5. says:

    Not as engaging as their later book, Natural Computing.


  6. says:

    By today this book is outdated All the information in the book can be found in Wikipedia.


  7. says:

    My education in Computer Science never really offered a glimpse into the lives of those that discovered what I was studying This book was a nice introduction to the lives of those who


  8. says:

    Covers the heros of computer science Dijkstra, Lenat, Alan Kay, and some lesser known but no less important scientists The book makes a noble attempt to thread their discoveries and work togethe


  9. says:

    As a freshly minted college grad who studied Computer Science yet at times feels like he lacked the passion he once had for software, when I picked this book up and read it cover to cover, with its cast o


  10. says:

    A nice overview of Computer Science discoveries found by living computer scientists Knuth, Dijkstra, Backus, etc., My main complaint is that all the heavy concepts it goes into, such as P NP, or even the shortest p


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