What Life Without Email Looks Like

The Case for Not Staying on Top of Things

Don Knuth is a Professor Emeritus at Stanford University and recipient of the Turing Award (considered the Nobel Prize of computer science) who abandoned email in 1990. Among other books, he is the author of The Art of Programming that concludes with a blurb from Bill Gates: “You should definitely send me a résumé if you can read the whole thing.”


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