Browsing the blog archives for July, 2006

Things a Computer Scientist Rarely Talks About, Donald Knuth

The dis-oriented author is a Christian. I am also of course a fan of Donald Knuth. His seminal work The Art of Computer Programming is required reading for everyone in the field. Knuth is often called the father of computer science and his career has spanned computing from almost the start to the present. So [...]


Just Americans: How Japanese Americans Won a War at Home and Abroad, Robert Asahina

The dis-oriented author is Asian. My mother grew up under my mother grew up under Japanese occupation on Guam so if anything I should have strong feelings against the Japanese. I have read numerous books on japanese war atrocities like, The Rape of Nanking and Flyboys. Even so, I have long been a critic of [...]