You have probably all heard the following story about Jobs meeting Knuth for the first time in 1983.
Steve had managed to get Don Knuth, the legendary Stanford professor of computer science, to give a lunchtime lecture to the Mac team. Knuth is the author of at least a dozen books, including the massive and somewhat impenetrable trilogy "The Art of Computer Programming."
I was sitting in Steve's office when Lynn Takahashi, Steve's assistant, announced Knuth's arrival.
Stanford academics have discovered an unlikely link between the Internet and the harvesting tactics of ants. Balaji Prabhakar and Deborah Gordon are Stanford professors of computer science and biology respectively. Gordon specialise... Read Post