Fortran creator passed away

Wednesday, March 21 Leave a Comment

"Much of my work has come from being lazy. I didn't like writing programs, and so, when I was working on the IBM 701 (an early computer), writing programs for computing missile trajectories, I started work on a programming system to make it easier to write programs"
- John W Backus (news article)

p/s: orang yang malas buat keja tapi kena paksa buat keja tu la hasilnya! dia buat bahasa untuk komputer yang senangkan dia buat program :P