In last point of one of this previous post I was remembering (to me!) the need to know the roots of computer science. Since then, I read (began to…) some interesting articles on wikipedia: history of CS, the pioners, the list of Turing award winners … wikipedia is really time consuming!

Curiously, it’s more difficult to find a good list of modern computer scientists (or programmers, as they prefer). I like the post Beautiful Code: Leading Programmers Explain How They Think. Any other recommendation?