[Lex Computer & Tech Group/LCTG] Donald Knuth

Carl Lazarus carllazarus at comcast.net
Sat Apr 18 17:28:39 PDT 2020

Today's NY Times has an obituary for John Horton Conway, a mathematician.
It mentions his "Game of Life" which many of us may have played on a
computer in the 1960's to early 1970's.  It was a wonderful example of how a
few very simple rules can result in complex behavior.  See
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-- Carl


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Subject: [Lex Computer & Tech Group/LCTG] Donald Knuth


Bob Ferrara just sent me this wonderful article about Donald Knuth that
anyone in Computer Science (or whatever it was called when we did it) has
read.  He is alive and still working on his opus.  Read this wonderful




John Rudy


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