The Electronic Coach
April 10, 2012 7:09 PM Subscribe
posted by MtDewd (16 comments total)
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In the main link in griphus' post
this morning, there was this little aside: "In 1957...a physics student named Don Knuth built a program for the IBM 650 to help the 1958 Case Institute of Technology basketball team win the league championship."
Don Knuth. Here's a young Don
with the team and the IBM 650
(capable of making 50,000 calculations a minute!), and here he is
talking about it.
Details in chapter 23 of Selected Papers on Fun and Games
Don Knuth previously 1