computer pioneers

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  • Grace Hopper

    Grace Hopper
    Was one of the first programmers of the Harvard Mark 1 computer. She developed the first complier for a computer programming language. Grace also conceptualized the idea of machine independent programming languages. She was credited with popularizing the term “debugging” for fixing computer glitches.
  • Philip Estridge

    Philip Estridge
    Led development of the original IMB PC
  • Leonard Kleinrock

    Leonard Kleinrock
    Developed the mathematical theory of packet networks, the technology underpinning the Internet, while a graduate student at MIT in the period from 1960-1962
  • Barbara Liskov

    Barbara Liskov
    won the John von Neumann Medal for "fundamental contributions to programming languages, programming methodology, and distributed systems".
  • Nolan Bushnell

    Nolan Bushnell
    nolan bio about himinvented games like computer space and pong
  • Anita Borg

    Anita Borg
    Creator of Systers. The first e-mail network for women in technology. Founded the Institute for Women and Technology.
  • Steve Wozniak

    Steve Wozniak
    steve wozniakKnown for being the co-founder of Apple with Steve Jobs. He also is known for inventing the Apple Computer
  • Steve Jobs

    Steve Jobs
    read about steve jobsFounder, Chairman, and CEO of Apple inc. In the early 1980 Steve jobs released the first Macintosh.
  • Bill Gates

    Bill Gates
    read about bill gatesFounder of Microsoft
  • John Vincent Atanasoff

    John Vincent Atanasoff
    Found and invented the first electronic digital computer