• Issue #65: Pascal,  Programming Languages,  Title

    Issue #65: Pascal

    Welcome to the sixty-fifth issue of De Programmatica Ipsum, about the Pascal programming language. In this edition, we react to the sudden news of Niklaus Wirth's passing with memories of the past and perspectives of the present; in the Library section, we review "Classics in Software Engineering" by Edward Nash Yourdon; and in our Vidéothèque section, we watch some recent interviews of Niklaus Wirth himself.

  • Issue #64: Retrocomputing,  Title

    Issue #64: Retrocomputing

    Welcome to the sixty-fourth issue of De Programmatica Ipsum, about Retrocomputing. In this edition, we look at the reasons behind the resurgence in popularity of retrocomputing; in the Library section, we review “Home Computers” by Alex Wiltshire and John Short; and in our Vidéothèque section, we watch some episodes of the TV show "Computer Chronicles".

  • Issue #63: Space,  Title

    Issue #63: Space

    Welcome to the sixty-third issue of De Programmatica Ipsum, about Space. In this edition, we ask ourselves how much rocket science is required to write quality code. In the Library section, we review the impact of "Cosmos" by Carl Sagan in our society. And in our Vidéothèque section, we listen to Margaret Hamilton telling us stories about software engineering and Moon landings.

  • Corporations,  Issue #62: IBM,  Title

    Issue #62: IBM

    Welcome to the sixty-second issue of De Programmatica Ipsum, about IBM. In this edition, we ask our readers to think about the impact of huge corporations such as IBM in our industry; in the Library section, we review some corporate biographies of IBM by James Cortada, Emerson Pugh, and Louis V. Gerstner, Jr; and in our Vidéothèque section, we watch a psychedelic corporate movie by Jim Henson.