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Author Topic: "Codes that Changed The World" - BBC Radio  (Read 965 times)


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"Codes that Changed The World" - BBC Radio
« on: April 10, 2015, 09:28:21 PM »

I've been listening to Codes That Changed The World on Radio 4 this week.  It's a 5 part series on the history of programming languages, each programme covering a different language.

Listen here on iplayer, or download podcasts of it :

I found it interesting, thought some here might also. 



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Re: "Codes that Changed The World" - BBC Radio
« Reply #1 on: April 10, 2015, 11:07:41 PM »

Thanks Ian, I've bookmarked that for listening later.


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Re: "Codes that Changed The World" - BBC Radio
« Reply #2 on: April 16, 2015, 05:52:40 PM »

Had a listen to the Java episode as a kind of acid test(topics like programming languages are always going to be dumbed down by the BBC) - passable. Was a bit suspicious that it was Aleks Krotoski who used to present a silly computer games TV show and whose education is in psychology, doubt she actually has much programming experience.
« Last Edit: April 16, 2015, 05:55:14 PM by phi2008 »