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Claude Shannon (1916 - 2001)

Claude Elwood Shannon (April 30, 1916 – February 24, 2001) was an American mathematician, electronic engineer, and cryptographer known as "the father of information theory". Shannon is famou...

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John Backus (1924 - 2007)

John Warner Backus (December 3, 1924 – March 17, 2007) was an American computer scientist. He directed the team that invented the first widely used high-level programming language (FORTRAN) an...

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George Stibitz (1904 - 1995)

George Robert Stibitz (April 20, 1904 – January 31, 1995) is internationally recognized as one of the fathers of the modern first digital computer. He was a Bell Labs researcher known for his ...

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Alan Mathison Turing MP (1912 - 1954)

Alan Turing's Family Tree Alan Turing is arguably the man who most changed the world in the 20th-century with the invention of the computer. The fact that you're reading this online is due to the gen...

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<private> Papert

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Douglas Carl Engelbart MP (1925 - 2013)

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Sir Timothy John "Tim" Berners-Lee, OM, KBE MP

[ Sir Timothy John "Tim" Berners-Lee, OM, KBE, FRS, FREng, FRSA (born 8 June 1955),[1] also known as "TimBL," is a British computer scientist, best known as the inventor of the World Wide Web. He mad...

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<private> Nelson

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Reynold B. Johnson (1906 - 1998)

Reynold B. Johnson (July 16, 1906 - September 15, 1998) was an American inventor and computer pioneer. A long-time employee of IBM, Johnson is said to be the "father" of the disk drive. Other inventi...

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<private> Hoover (Schneider)

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Gottfried Leibniz MP (1646 - 1716)

Dissertation: Disputatio Inauguralis De Casibus Perplexis In Jure

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Rear Adm. Grace Hopper MP (1906 - 1992)

Click here to view information about Grace Hopper from Wikipedia. Rear Admiral Grace Murray Hopper (December 9, 1906 – January 1, 1992) was an American computer scientist and United States N...

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Kurt Gödel MP (1906 - 1978)

Kurt Gödel (1906-1978) mathematician and logician, was one of the most influential thinkers of the twentieth century andl probably the most strikingly original and important logician of the twen...

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Vannevar Bush MP (1890 - 1974)

Vannevar Bush ( /væˈniːvɑr/ van-nee-var; March 11, 1890 – June 28, 1974) was an American engineer and science administrator known for his work on analog computing, ...

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Marvin Lee Minsky MP

Brookline, Norfolk, MA, USA

Professor of Media Arts and Sciences, MIT
 MIT Media Lab Marvin Lee Minsky (born August 9, 1927) is an American cognitive scientist in the field of artificial intelligence (AI), co-founder...

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Richard Courant MP (1888 - 1972)

Bio - Hilbert-Courant‬  , By Constance Reid - page 230 indicates cousinhood with Saint Edith Stein .

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John von Neumann MP (1903 - 1957)

Neumann János Wikipedia, Magyar / Hungarian John von Neumann Wikipedia, English John von Neumann (1903 - 1957) is generally regarded as one of the greatest mathematicians in modern history...

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Robert Noyce, "Mayor of Silicon Valley" MP (1927 - 1990)

Robert Norton Noyce (December 12, 1927 – June 3, 1990), nicknamed "the Mayor of Silicon Valley", co-founded Fairchild Semiconductor in 1957 and Intel in 1968. He is also credited (along with J...

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Steve Jobs, Founder and CEO of Apple MP (1955 - 2011)

Steven Paul Jobs (February 24, 1955 – October 5, 2011) was an American businessman, designer and inventor, best-known as the co-founder, chairman, and chief executive officer of Apple Inc. Fam...

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Dennis Ritchie MP (1941 - 2011)

Dennis MacAlistair Ritchie ( b. September 9, 1941; found dead October 12, 2011 ), commonly known by his username dmr , was an American computer scientist who "helped shape the digital era." He created ...

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