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Elements of Programming Style Brian Kernighan Princeton University July 13, 2009
For more from the AT&T Archives, visit http://techchannel.att.com/archives The Unix System: Making Computers Easier to Use - 1982 This 23-minute film about UNIX was designed for students with an interest in engineering, math, computer science or other sciences. The film was made available to the public in December 1982. It covers different ways that UNIX could be employed practically in a computing environment. Another film about UNIX released at the same time, "The UNIX System: Making Computers More Productive," was aimed at computer science majors and corporate trainees, and presented a more detailed discussion of the UNIX system and its various applications. Hosted by Victor Vyssotsky in a Carl-Sagan-esque turtleneck sweater, this film includes Dennis Ritchie, one of UNIX's inventors, along with Bell Labs staffers and programmers Brian Kernighan, Catherine Ann Brooks, Lorinda Cherry, Alfred Aho, Nina Macdonald, and John Mashey. Dennis Ritchie and Ken Thompson started work on what would become UNIX originally in 1969. They developed it to run on a DEC PDP-7 to begin with; it would eventually be ported to other computers. By 1976, UNIX was used in more than 30 Bell Labs groups, and there were UNIX installations at over 80 universities. Footage Courtesy of AT&T Archives and History Center, Warren, NJ
Bjarne Stroustrup, creator and developer of C++, delivers his talk entitled, The Essence of C++. Stroustrup has held distinguished posts at Texas A&M University and spent significant time in the Computer Science Departments of Cambridge, Columbia and Princeton. C++ is the one of the world's most widely used technology languages and it has influenced newer languages such as C# and Java as well as older languages. Find more information on Bjarne Stroustrup and this lecture: http://www.ed.ac.uk/schools-departments/informatics/news-events/lectures/bstoustrup Recorded on 28 April 2014 at the University of Edinburgh's George Square Lecture Theatre.
The 'Swiss Army Knife' of data structures, Professor Brian Kernighan talks about the associative array with beer & pizza. EXTRA BITS: https://youtu.be/H8k-I4Azbk8 "Code" Books: https://youtu.be/6v6wdK2EbIQ Many thanks to Microsoft Research UK for their support with the 'Essentials' mini-series. http://www.facebook.com/computerphile https://twitter.com/computer_phile 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
Commonly used grep was written overnight, but why and how did it get its name? Professor Brian Kernighan explains. EXTRA BITS: https://youtu.be/bSaBe6WiC2s Inside an ALT Coin Mining Operation: COMING SOON Unix Pipeline: https://youtu.be/bKzonnwoR2I https://www.facebook.com/computerphile https://twitter.com/computer_phile This video was filmed and edited by Sean Riley. Computer Science at the University of Nottingham: https://bit.ly/nottscomputer Computerphile is a sister project to Brady Haran's Numberphile. More at http://www.bradyharan.com
Professor Brian Kernighan presents on 'How to succeed in language design without really trying.' Brian Kernighan is Professor of Computer Science at Princeton University and Honorary Professor in the School of Computer Science at The University of Nottingham.
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