5/5 Aleks Krotoski explores how today's digital world is a reverse Tower of Babel.
4/5 The language that people probably interact with on a daily basis more than any other.
3/5 As language of choice for home computing in the 1980s, Basic became iconic.
2/5 Deeply unpopular, but 80 per cent of the world's business software was written in it. Why?
1/5 Aleks Krotoski explores the language that helped put men on the moon and harness the atom.