Donald Knuth Coming Nov 1-4, 2018

Announcing the speaker of the next Pascal Lectures

Satyan DevadossProfessor Donald Knuth is widely known as the Father of Computer Science in North America, with numerous awards. He also is an accomplished composer, who has drawn inspiration from the Bible and his Christian faith.

Find more about him here:

https://www-cs-faculty.stanford.edu/~knuth/

Notable Books:

Things a Computer Scientist Rarely Talks About

3:16 : Bible Texts Illuminated

The Art of Computer Programming

Pascal Lectures Events:

1. Computer Science, the Bible, and Music: The kinship of computer programming and musical composition

Nov 1 (Thurs) at 7: 30pm , Hagey Hall Theatre, uwaterloo.ca/map/HH, Parking available: $5 Lot C

2. Constraints as a source of inspiration: Audience participation will be encouraged

Nov 2 (Fri) at 7:30pm, M3-1006, uwaterloo.ca/map/M3, Parking available: $6 Lot M, $5 Lot N

3. Hear the Canadian premiere of Donald Knuth’s multimedia work for Pipe Organ, Fantasia Apocalyptica, performed by organist Jan Overduin.

Nov 4 (Sun) @ 3pm First United Church - Waterloo.

It can be regarded as a somewhat literal translation of the Biblical book of Revelation into music. Contact First United Church for tickets. 519.669.5367 http://www.firstunitedchurch.ca/home/news/fantasia-apocalyptica-nov-4/

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