65 relations: Alan Perlis, Alexandra Illmer Forsythe, American Federation of Information Processing Societies, Anita K. Jones, Archive, Betty Holberton, Bruce Gilchrist, Burroughs Corporation, Calvin Mooers, Charles Babbage, Charles Bachman, Claire Kelly Schultz, Control Data Corporation, Cuthbert Hurd, Daniel D. McCracken, Donald Knuth, Donn B. Parker, Edmund Berkeley, Edsger W. Dijkstra, Elmer L. Andersen, Erwin Tomash, Gene Amdahl, Gene H. Golub, Gertrude Blanch, Gideon Gartner, History of computing, History of computing hardware, History of operating systems, History of the Internet, IEEE Annals of the History of Computing, Information technology, Internet governance, Isaac L. Auerbach, Jean Bartik, John Day (computer scientist), Keith Uncapher, Konrad Zuse, List of pioneers in computer science, Manuscript, Margaret R. Fox, Mark P. McCahill, Martin Goetz, Martin Hellman, Marvin Minsky, Michael Sean Mahoney, Minneapolis, Minneapolis–Saint Paul, Minnesota, Oral history, Palo Alto, California, ..., Patrick Winston, Periodical literature, Professional association, Rebecca Bace, Robert M. Price (business executive), Standards organization, Susan Nycum, Terry Winograd, Trade magazine, University of Minnesota, University of Minnesota Libraries, Vint Cerf, Wallace John Eckert, William Norris (CEO), Willis Ware. Expand index (15 more) » « Shrink index
Alan Jay Perlis (April 1, 1922 – February 7, 1990) was an American computer scientist and professor at Purdue University, Carnegie Mellon University and Yale University.
Alexandra "Sandra" Winifred Illmer Forsythe (May 20, 1918 – January 2, 1980) was an American computer scientist best known for co-authoring a series of computer science textbooks during the 1960s and 1970s, including the first ever computer science textbook, Computer Science: A First Course, in 1969.
The American Federation of Information Processing Societies (AFIPS) was an umbrella organization of professional societies established on May 10, 1961 and dissolved in 1990.
Anita K. Jones (born 1942) is an American computer scientist and former U.S. government official.
An archive is an accumulation of historical records or the physical place they are located.
Frances Elizabeth "Betty" Holberton (March 7, 1917 – December 8, 2001) was one of the six original programmers of ENIAC, the first general-purpose electronic digital computer, and was the inventor of breakpoints in computer debugging.
Bruce Gilchrist (4 August 1930 – 23 May 2015) is considered one of the notable figures in modern computing history.
The Burroughs Corporation was a major American manufacturer of business equipment.
Calvin Northrup Mooers (October 24, 1919 – December 1, 1994), was an American computer scientist known for his work in information retrieval and for the programming language TRAC.
Charles Babbage (26 December 1791 – 18 October 1871) was an English polymath.
Charles William Bachman III (Born on December 11, 1924 – July 13, 2017) was an American computer scientist, who spent his entire career as an industrial researcher, developer, and manager rather than in academia.
Claire Kelly Schultz (November 17, 1924 - May 28, 2015) was a leading figure in the early development of automated information retrieval systems and information science.
Control Data Corporation (CDC) was a mainframe and supercomputer firm.
Cuthbert Corwin Hurd (April 5, 1911 – May 22, 1996) was an American computer scientist and entrepreneur, who was instrumental in helping the International Business Machines Corporation develop its first general-purpose computers.
Daniel D. McCracken (July 23, 1930 – July 30, 2011) was a computer scientist in the United States.
Donald Ervin Knuth (born January 10, 1938) is an American computer scientist, mathematician, and professor emeritus at Stanford University.
Donn B. Parker is an information security researcher and consultant and a 2001 Fellow of the Association for Computing Machinery.
Edmund Callis Berkeley (February 22, 1909 – March 7, 1988) was an American computer scientist who co-founded the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) in 1947.
Edsger Wybe Dijkstra (11 May 1930 – 6 August 2002) was a Dutch systems scientist, programmer, software engineer, science essayist, and early pioneer in computing science.
Elmer Lee Andersen (June 17, 1909 – November 15, 2004) was an American businessman, philanthropist, and the 30th Governor of Minnesota, serving a single term from January 2, 1961, to March 25, 1963, as a Republican.
Erwin Tomash (November 17, 1921 – December 10, 2012) was the co-founder of Dataproducts Corporation which specialized in computer technology, specifically printers and core memory units.
Gene Myron Amdahl (November 16, 1922 – November 10, 2015) was an American computer architect and high-tech entrepreneur, chiefly known for his work on mainframe computers at IBM and later his own companies, especially Amdahl Corporation.
Gene Howard Golub (February 29, 1932 – November 16, 2007), Fletcher Jones Professor of Computer Science (and, by courtesy, of Electrical Engineering) at Stanford University, was one of the preeminent numerical analysts of his generation.
Gertrude Blanch (born 2 February 1897 in Kolno, Russian Empire (now Poland); died 1 January 1996) was an American mathematician who did pioneering work in numerical analysis and computation.
Gideon I. Gartner (born 1935) is the founder of Gartner, Inc.
The history of computing is longer than the history of computing hardware and modern computing technology and includes the history of methods intended for pen and paper or for chalk and slate, with or without the aid of tables.
The history of computing hardware covers the developments from early simple devices to aid calculation to modern day computers.
Computer operating systems (OSes) provide a set of functions needed and used by most application programs on a computer, and the links needed to control and synchronize computer hardware.
The history of the Internet begins with the development of electronic computers in the 1950s.
The IEEE Annals of the History of Computing is a quarterly peer-reviewed academic journal published by the IEEE Computer Society.
Information technology (IT) is the use of computers to store, retrieve, transmit, and manipulate data, or information, often in the context of a business or other enterprise.
Internet governance is the development and application of shared principles, norms, rules, decision-making procedures, and programs that shape the evolution and use of the Internet.
Isaac L. Auerbach (October 9, 1921 – December 24, 1992) was an early advocate and pioneer of computing technologies, holder of 15 patents, founding president of the International Federation for Information Processing (1960–1965), a member of the National Academy of Science, an executive at the Burroughs Corporation and a developer of first computers at Sperry Univac.
Jean Jennings Bartik (December 27, 1924 – March 23, 2011) was one of the original programmers for the ENIAC computer.
John D. Day (from Kinmundy, Illinois, born 1947) is a computer scientist, an Internet pioneer, and a historian.
Keith Uncapher (1922–2002) was an American computer engineer and manager.
Konrad Zuse (22 June 1910 – 18 December 1995) was a German civil engineer, inventor and computer pioneer.
This article presents a list of individuals who made transformative breakthroughs in the creation, development and imagining of what computers and electronics could do.
A manuscript (abbreviated MS for singular and MSS for plural) was, traditionally, any document written by hand -- or, once practical typewriters became available, typewritten -- as opposed to being mechanically printed or reproduced in some indirect or automated way.
Margaret R. Fox was an American electronics engineer and computer scientist born in 1916. She was the Chief of the Office of Computer Information, part of the Institute for Computer Science and Technology of the National Bureau of Standards (now the National Institute of Standards and Technology) from 1966 to 1975 and was the first secretary of the American Federation of Information Processing Societies.
Mark Perry McCahill (born February 7, 1956) is an American computer scientist and Internet pioneer.
Martin A. Goetz (born April 22, 1930) was a pioneer in the development of the commercial software industry.
Martin Edward Hellman (born October 2, 1945) is an American cryptologist, best known for his invention of public key cryptography in cooperation with Whitfield Diffie and Ralph Merkle.
Marvin Lee Minsky (August 9, 1927 – January 24, 2016) was an American cognitive scientist concerned largely with research of artificial intelligence (AI), co-founder of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology's AI laboratory, and author of several texts concerning AI and philosophy.
Michael Sean Mahoney (June 30, 1939 – July 23, 2008) was a historian of science.
Minneapolis is the county seat of Hennepin County, and the larger of the Twin Cities, the 16th-largest metropolitan area in the United States.
Minneapolis–Saint Paul is a major metropolitan area built around the Mississippi, Minnesota and St. Croix rivers in east central Minnesota.
Minnesota is a state in the Upper Midwest and northern regions of the United States.
Oral history is the collection and study of historical information about individuals, families, important events, or everyday life using audiotapes, videotapes, or transcriptions of planned interviews.
Palo Alto is a charter city located in the northwest corner of Santa Clara County, California, in the San Francisco Bay Area of the United States.
Patrick Henry Winston is an American computer scientist, and is a professor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
Periodical literature (also called a periodical publication or simply a periodical) is a published work that appears in a new edition on a regular schedule.
A professional association (also called a professional body, professional organization, or professional society) is usually a nonprofit organization seeking to further a particular profession, the interests of individuals engaged in that profession and the public interest.
Rebecca "Becky" Gurley Bace (1955 - 2017) was an American computer security expert and pioneer in intrusion detection.
Robert M. Price (born 1930) is an American computer scientist and business executive.
A standards organization, standards body, standards developing organization (SDO), or standards setting organization (SSO) is an organization whose primary activities are developing, coordinating, promulgating, revising, amending, reissuing, interpreting, or otherwise producing technical standards that are intended to address the needs of a group of affected adopters.
Susan H. Nycum is a lawyer who specialises in computer security and intellectual property issues.
Terry Allen Winograd (born February 24, 1946) is an American professor of computer science at Stanford University, and co-director of the Stanford Human-Computer Interaction Group.
A trade magazine, also called a trade journal, or trade paper (colloquially or disparagingly a trade rag), is a magazine or newspaper whose target audience is people who work in a particular trade or industry.
The University of Minnesota, Twin Cities (often referred to as the University of Minnesota, Minnesota, the U of M, UMN, or simply the U) is a public research university in Minneapolis and Saint Paul, Minnesota.
The University of Minnesota Libraries is the library system of the University of Minnesota Twin Cities campus, operating at 13 facilities in and around Minneapolis–Saint Paul.
Vinton Gray Cerf ForMemRS, (born June 23, 1943) is an American Internet pioneer, who is recognized as one of "the fathers of the Internet", sharing this title with TCP/IP co-inventor Bob Kahn.
Wallace John Eckert (June 19, 1902 – August 24, 1971) was an American astronomer, who directed the Thomas J. Watson Astronomical Computing Bureau at Columbia University which evolved into the research division of IBM.
William Charles Norris (July 14, 1911 near Red Cloud, Nebraska – August 21, 2006) was an American business executive.
Willis Howard Ware (August 31, 1920 – November 22, 2013) was an American computer pioneer, privacy pioneer, social critic of technology policy, and a founder in the field of computer security.