This week’s episode of BBC Radio’s Digital Planet show includes a short segment on the 50th anniversary of Fortran. The presenter, Gareth Mitchell, interviewed me last week and about 4 minutes of that interview are included.
If you’re interested, the show will be broadcast at various times December 18 and 19 (today and tomorrow); local schedules are available at this web page:
For one week only, starting today, an MP3 of the entire half-hour show can be downloaded from this web page:
The Fortran segment starts at about 19m38s into the show.
- Gareth Mitchell, presenter. Fortran is 50. Digital Planet programme, BBC Radio World Service, December 18, 2007, 6′:40″. MP3 (7.6 megabytes)
Mitchell interviews Paul McJones on the occasion of the 50th birthday of Fortran; additional commentary by Bill Thompson; produced by Helena Selby.
Update: A BBC reorganization removed the download link from the page above; in a comment below, Derek Mahar notes the episode download site is now http://www.bbc.co.uk/radio/podcasts/digitalp/ and this download itself is http://downloads.bbc.co.uk/podcasts/worldservice/digitalp/digitalp_20071218-1232.mp3