Zitate und Sprüche von Donald Knuth

Donald Ervin „Don“ Knuth ist ein US-amerikanischer Informatiker. Er ist emeritierter Professor an der Stanford University, Autor des Standardwerks The Art of Computer Programming und Urheber des Textsatzsystems TeX.

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The hardest thing is to go to sleep at night, when there are so many urgent things needing to be done. A huge gap exists between what we know is possible with today's machines and what we have so far been able to finish.

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Beware of bugs in the above code; I have only proved it correct, not tried it.

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The most important thing in the programming language is the name. A language will not succeed without a good name. I have recently invented a very good name and now I am looking for a suitable language.

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In fact what I would like to see is thousands of computer scientists let loose to do whatever they want. That's what really advances the field.

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Science is what we understand well enough to explain to a computer. Art is everything else we do.

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