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    Thommy Flowers, Designed Colossus   Thommy Flowers, Designed Colossus
Thomas "Tommy" Harold Flowers was an English engineer. During World War II, Flowers designed Colossus, the world's first programmable electronic computer, to help solve encrypted German messages. Flowers's first contact with the wartime codebreaki...
 
    Claude Shannon, Founder Information Theory   Claude Shannon, Founder Information Theory
Claude Elwood Shannon was an American mathematician, electronic engineer, and cryptographer known as "the father of information theory". Shannon is famous for having founded information theory with one landmark paper published in 1948. But he is also...
 
    Gordon Moore, Moore's Law   Gordon Moore, Moore's Law
Gordon Earle Moore is the co-founder and Chairman Emeritus of Intel Corporation and the author of Moore's Law (published in an article 19 April 1965 in Electronics Magazine). Moore's law describes a long-term trend in the history of computing hardwar...
 
    Terry Gou, Founder Hon Hai   Terry Gou, Founder Hon Hai
Terry Tai-Ming Gou, sometimes written as Terry Guo, is a Taiwanese tycoon who leads Hon Hai Precision, a company that manufactures electronics on contract for other companies. It is now the largest such electronics manufacturing services company in t...
 
    Bill Gates, Founder Microsoft   Bill Gates, Founder Microsoft
William (Bill) H. Gates is chairman and chief software architect of Microsoft Corporation, the worldwide leader in software, services and Internet technologies for personal and business computing. Microsoft had revenues of US$32.19 billion for the fi...
 
    Steve Jobs   Steve Jobs
Steven Paul "Steve" Jobs was an American computer entrepreneur and innovator. He was co-founder, chairman, and chief executive officer of Apple Inc. Jobs also previously served as chief executive of Pixar Animation Studios; he became a member of the...
 
    The Atari Timeline   The Atari Timeline
This page is my attempt to assemble a complete history of Atari (collectively referring to Atari Inc., Atari Corp., and Atari Games) in one easy-to-find location. As far as I've been able to determine, this is the first time such a beast has ever bee...
 
    Apple History   Apple History
The Apple I was Steven Wozniak's first contribution to the personal computer field. It was designed over a period of years, and was only built in printed circuit-board form when Steve Jobs insisted it could be sold. It debuted in April 1976 at the Ho...
 
     

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