Interview Transcript – Donald Knuth

Philip kieley:

Professor Donald Knuth is an emeritus professor at Stanford and the author of the celebrated monograph The Art of Computer Programming, as well as numerous other books. Knuth is the creator of TeX and METAFONT for typesetting, the WEB and CWEB programming systems, and the composer of Fantasia Apocalypitca for pipe organ. Knuth, 82, is one of the most award- winning computer scientists working today, with accolades including a Turing Award, the first ACM Grace Murray Hopper Award, and the National Medal of Science.