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People In Computer History

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People In Computer History
presented by : Ashley Jones
Blaise Pascal
With Clermont-Ferrand being his hometown
born in June 19, 1623
He's best known for creating the triangle and probability theory
Fun Fact: At age 16 wrote an essay called the "Mystic Hexagram
Charles Babbage
was born on December 26, 1791
hometown being London
Known for have conceived the first automatic digital computer
Fun Fact: Sometimes known to be the "Father of the Computer
Ada Lovelace
born December 10, 1815
Hometown being London
Best known for creating the first Algorithm
Fun Fact: his father is Lord Byron and he is best known for the romantic poet
Herman Hollerith
born on February 29, 1860
hometown being Buffalo
Best Known for developing an electromechanical punch card tabulator
Fun Fact: Known as "Father of modern automatic computation"
Vannevar Bush
born on March 11, 1890
Hometown being Belmont
Best known for creating computer memory
Fun Fact: In 1938 he was the director of the office of Scientific Research and Development
Douglas Engelbart
born January 30, 1925
Hometown being Portland
best known for creating the computer mouse, hypertext, bit mapped screens, and networked computers
Fun Fact: Was known as the "Mother of all Demos"
Steve Jobs
born February 24, 1955
San Francisco being his hometown
Best known for being the co-founder of Apple
Fun Fact: Spent 7 months traveling around India
Bill Gates
born October 28, 1955
with hometown being Seattle
best known for being the co-founder of Microsoft
Fun Fact: net worth - $85.6 billion
Steve Wozniak
Born August 11, 1950
hometown being San Jose
best known for being a co-founder of creating Apple
Fun Fact : Famous quote - "never trust a computer you can't throw out a window"
Paul Allen
born January 21, 1953
hometown being Seattle
best known for being the co-founder of Microsoft
Fun Fact : is Partial owner of the Seattle Sounders FC
Tim Berners-Lee
born June 8, 1955
hometown being London
Best known for inventing the World Wide Web
Fun Fact: Listed the "100 most important people in the 20th century" in the
Times
magazine
Larry Page
born March 26, 1973
Hometown being East Lansing
best known for being the co-founder of google
Fun Fact: is the CEO of Alphabet Inc.
Kevin Systrom
born December 30, 1983
Hometown being Holliston
best known for being the co-founder of instagram
Fun Fact: Instagram comes from the words "Instant" and "Telegram"
Mark Zuckerberg
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