Issue No.03 - March (1968 vol.17)
R.E. Keirstead , Stanford Research Institute
It has been observed, perhaps facetiously, that "the world's best programmer is also the world's top computer engineer." For indeed, when designing computing systems one attempts to provide a mechanism which permits the convenient solution of many disparate problems. The design of such a system will necessarily encompass both programming and engineering considerations.
R.E. Keirstead, "R68-8 Language Directed Computer Design", IEEE Transactions on Computers, vol.17, no. 3, pp. 298, March 1968, doi:10.1109/TC.1968.229106