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Programming languages

Talhah Peerbhai published on
3 min, 525 words

What is a programming language?

A programming language is a formal language comprised of statements which follows certain rules and can be translated to machine code for a computer to understand and execute.

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Theory of Computing

Talhah Peerbhai published on
2 min, 361 words

What is the theory of computing?

The theory of computing is a branch of computer science which studies how problems can be solved using algorithms and how efficiently they can be solved.

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Randy Pausch

Talhah Peerbhai published on
4 min, 609 words

Who is Randy Pausch?

Randy Pausch was a professor of computer science at Carniegie Mellon University. He has received two awards from ACM for his outstanding contribution in the field of computer science as well as for being a great educator. In 2006, Randy found out he has pancreatic cancer and he won't have long to live. He managed to pull through however and passed away in 2008. Living longer than originally thought.

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