IBM System/360 hardware designer Gene Amdahl was born on 16 November 1922. Amdahl went on from IBM to found his own company Amdahl Computer Corp.
Discover Amdahl's story and the landmark machines he helped design for IBM, including the System/360
and for the Amdahl Corporation including the 470V6, the first LSI-based mainframe.
Rear Admiral Grace Brewster Murray Hopper was responsible not only for the development of the Cobol language but also for the continuous pressure within the industry to make computers and computing mo [ ... ]
Alan Turing is known for the "Turing Machine" but this is a theoretical device used to prove what computers can do. What is less well known is that he designed a real physical computer - the ACE.
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