Computer Pioneers

  • Charles Babbage

    Read more about himKnown for The invention of the analytical engine, which contained Arithmetic logic unit, flow control, and memory. Was the basic general purpose of the computer.
  • Ada Lovelace

    Read more about herKnown for written instructions for the first computer program
  • Edith Clarke

    Read more about herShe computed for  AT&T, who applied mathematical methods to the problems of long-distance electrical transmissions
  • George Stibitz

    Read more about himMaker of modern first digital computer
  • Reynold B. Johnson

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

    She invented key software technologies that paved the way for modern day computer languages.
  • Konrad Zuse

    He 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

    On computable Numbers
  • Ralph Baer

    Creator of the Odyssey, the first gaming console
  • Jean Bartik

    One of the original programmers for the ENIAC computer.