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Codes that Changed the World - BBC Radio 4 - UK

Posted: Sat Apr 04, 2015 7:27 am
by B.Goode
Codes that Changed the World
Aleks Krotoski tells the story of the languages that have been used to talk to machines.
http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b05qqhqp

Re: Codes that Changed the World - BBC Radio 4 - UK

Posted: Sat Apr 04, 2015 7:42 am
by totoharibo
no C ?

Re: Codes that Changed the World - BBC Radio 4 - UK

Posted: Sat Apr 04, 2015 12:47 pm
by Speedwell68
Awesome. Thanks for the tip.

Re: Codes that Changed the World - BBC Radio 4 - UK

Posted: Sat Apr 04, 2015 5:41 pm
by PeterO
totoharibo wrote:no C ?
More importantly , no Algol !
PeterO

Re: Codes that Changed the World - BBC Radio 4 - UK

Posted: Wed Apr 08, 2015 6:23 pm
by dave j
There was a familiar voice on today's programme about Basic. ;)

dave j

Re: Codes that Changed the World - BBC Radio 4 - UK

Posted: Thu Apr 09, 2015 9:13 am
by mrpi64
Thanks. Listened to it and though it was rather good. Didn't hear any C though?

And wouldn't have assembly code been the first ever "programming" language? Or is it just mnemonics?