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Critical Code Studies: Programming as an Art

Date
September 29, 2021
Time
12:00 PM EDT - 1:00 PM EDT
Open To
Everyone
Contact
tpobuda@ryerson.ca
Website
https://cdh.rula.info/newsletter/

Programming as an Art

Host: Jason Boyd

Donald Knuth, a prominent computer scientist, has argued that programming should be understood as an art and not (just) a science. What does this mean for programming as a focus of humanistic studies? (Knuth’s Turing Award lecture, “Computer Programming as an Art” (1974) can be accessed here: https://dl.acm.org/doi/10.1145/361604.361612, external link).