"C" is one of the most widely used programming languages of all time. Prof Brian Kernighan wrote the book on "C", well, co-wrote it - on a visit to the University of Nottingham we asked him how it came about.
"Most Difficult Program" - Ackermann Function: http://youtu.be/i7sm9dzFtEI
EXTRA BITS: COMING SOON
Computer That Changed Everything - Altair 8800: https://youtu.be/6LYRgrqJgDc
Factory of Ideas - Working at Bell Labs: https://youtu.be/QFK6RG47bww
More from BWK on other computer languages at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Sg4U4r_AgJU
This video was filmed and edited by Sean Riley.
Computer Science at the University of Nottingham: http://bit.ly/nottscomputer
Computerphile is a sister project to Brady Haran's Numberphile. More at http://www.bradyharan.com
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