computer pioneer

  • Charles Babbage

    He was known as The inventor of the analytical engine, which contained Arithmetic logic unit, flow control, and memory. Was the basic general purpose of the computer
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  • Ada Lovelace

    Read moreKnown for the first written instructions for the first computer program
  • George Stibitz

    Read moreMaker of modern first digital computer
  • Reynold Johnson

    A long-time employee of IBM, Johnson is said to be the "father" of the disk drive
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  • Grace Hopper

    Read moreShe invented key software technologies that paved the way for modern day computer languages.
  • John Mauchly

    Read moreIn 1942 Mauchly wrote a memo proposing the building of a general-purpose electronic computer. The proposal, which circulated within the Moore School (but the significance of which was not immediately recognized), emphasized the enormous speed advantage that could be gained by using digital electronics with no moving parts
  • Konrad Zuse

    Read moreHe created the Z1,Z2,Z3(the world's first fully operational stored-program electromechanical computer.),Z4. He made them for a German airplane company during world war 2. After ww2 he then sold his work to Swiss federal institute. His contribution as changed computers for ever and the world will remember his name for ever
  • Alan Turing

    Read more He was highly influential in the development of giving a formalisation of the concepts of "algorithm" and "computation" with the Turing machine, which can be considered a model of a general purpose computer.Turing is widely considered to be the father of theoretical computer science and artificial intelligence.
  • John Presper Eckbert

    Read MoreJohn Adam Presper was an American electrical engineer and computer pioneer. With John Mauchly he invented the first general-purpose electronic digital computer, presented the first course in computing topics, founded the first commercial computer company , and designed the first commercial computer in the U.S., the UNIVAC, which incorporated Eckert's invention of the mercury delay line memory.