ARTICLES IN Remarkable People (34)

Harry Sello: Silicon Pioneer and Industry Personality (1921–2017)

Harry Sello: Silicon Pioneer and Industry Personality (1921–2017)

 David Laws   1 week ago
June 1968, I checked in at the lobby of the Fairchild R&D facility on Miranda Drive in Palo Alto. A distinguished gentleman with a...   Read More
2017 CHM Fellow Alan Cooper: Father of Visual Basic

2017 CHM Fellow Alan Cooper: Father of Visual Basic

 Hansen Hsu   2 weeks ago
2017 CHM Fellow Alan Cooper is best known as the “Father of Visual Basic,” possibly the most widely used visual programming environment in the...   Read More
2017 CHM Fellow Cleve Moler: Mozart of the Matrix

2017 CHM Fellow Cleve Moler: Mozart of the Matrix

 Dag Spicer   2 weeks ago
The Book of Nature is written in the language of Mathematics.Galileo Galilei Though thousands of years old, mathematics underwent dramatic changes in the 20th...   Read More
Hidden Figures No Longer

Hidden Figures No Longer

 Caroline Evans   February 14, 2017
Throughout computing history, there are many inspirational stories. Computing history is not just about the technology, the hardware, or even the software. Behind all...   Read More
Remembering Erich Bloch (January 9, 1925–November 25, 2016)

Remembering Erich Bloch (January 9, 1925–November 25, 2016)

 Gordon Bell   December 13, 2016
Though Erich Bloch was less visible to most of the computing community, his contributions most likely impacted your life. As a pioneer who made...   Read More
The Next Billion: A Conversation with Kiva Executive Chair Julie Hanna

The Next Billion: A Conversation with Kiva Executive Chair Julie Hanna

 Marguerite Gong Hancock   December 08, 2016
The great advances in the world have often aggravated the inequities in the world. The least needy see the most improvement, and the most...   Read More
Computing Luminaries Honored with Presidential Medal of Freedom

Computing Luminaries Honored with Presidential Medal of Freedom

 Chris Garcia   November 18, 2016
Established in 1963, the Presidential Medal of Freedom is one of the highest honors that can be bestowed by the President of the United...   Read More
Pioneers of the Possible:  A Conversation with Silicon Valley Entrepreneurs Heidi Roizen and Michelle Zatlyn

Pioneers of the Possible: A Conversation with Silicon Valley Entrepreneurs Heidi Roizen and Michelle Zatlyn

 Marguerite Gong Hancock   October 11, 2016
Silicon Valley is home to pioneers of the possible. From Bill Hewlett and David Packard to Mark Zuckerberg, history, media, and pop culture frequently...   Read More
Silicon Valley: A Century of Entrepreneurial Innovation

Silicon Valley: A Century of Entrepreneurial Innovation

 David Laws   September 20, 2016
The entrepreneurial, technology-driven roots of today’s Silicon Valley sprouted long before Google’s algorithms, Apple’s two Steves, Fairchild’s chipmeisters, or the egalitarian management innovations of...   Read More
Harold Cohen and AARON—A 40-Year Collaboration

Harold Cohen and AARON—A 40-Year Collaboration

 Chris Garcia   August 23, 2016
Harold Cohen was a pioneer in computer art, in algorithmic art, and in generative art; but as he told me one afternoon in 2010,...   Read More