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date: 2013-10-17 23:25:44
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I've always taken pleasure in the fact that the websites of most computer scientists are abysmal. This is because they write them themselves and they don't give a damn what you think.
I've always taken pleasure in the fact that the websites of most computer scientists are abysmal. This is because they write them themselves and they don't give a damn what you think. They have better things to do. Like write Python.
A growing selection in casually-alphatetical order:
[David Brooks]( http://www.eecs.harvard.edu/~dbrooks/ )
[Hal Ableson](http://groups.csail.mit.edu/mac/users/hal/) Teacher, Freedom Defender
[Bill Buxton](http://www.billbuxton.com/)
[Tim Berners-Lee]( http://www.w3.org/People/Berners-Lee/ )
[David Brooks]( http://www.eecs.harvard.edu/~dbrooks/ ) Taught me the [Tomasulo Algorithm](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tomasulo_algorithm)
[Brian Kernighan](http://www.cs.princeton.edu/~bwk/)
[Bill Buxton](http://www.billbuxton.com/) Did your project in the 80s
[Donald Knuth]( http://www-cs-faculty.stanford.edu/~uno/ )
[Tim Berners-Lee]( http://www.w3.org/People/Berners-Lee/ ) WWW
[Normal Ramsey]( http://www.cs.tufts.edu/~nr/)
[Vint Cerf](http://www.ohio.edu/people/mc412897/finalproject.html){{ macros.render_footnote("cerf-1", "†") }} The Internet. For real.
[Dennis Ritchie]( http://cm.bell-labs.com/who/dmr/) *in memorium*
[Brian Kernighan](http://www.cs.princeton.edu/~bwk/) C
[Guido van Russum]( http://www.python.org/~guido/ )
[Donald Knuth]( http://www-cs-faculty.stanford.edu/~uno/ ) Couple of big books
[Richard Stallman]( http://stallman.org/ )
[Normal Ramsey]( http://www.cs.tufts.edu/~nr/) Luxuriant Hair
[Ken Thompson](http://www.cs.bell-labs.com/who/ken/)
[Dennis Ritchie]( http://cm.bell-labs.com/who/dmr/) C *in memorium*
[Guido van Russum]( http://www.python.org/~guido/ ) Python
[Richard Stallman]( http://stallman.org/ ) GNU, Freedom
[Bjarne Stroustrup]( http://www.stroustrup.com/ ) C++
[Ken Thompson](http://www.cs.bell-labs.com/who/ken/) UNIX, B, Go
Got others? Drop me a note: sam@shackmanpress.com
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