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Jim Gray

Jim Gray About American computer scientist who was a recipient of the Turing Award in 1998 for his contributions to database and transaction processing research in system implementation. Other Informations He learned how to speak Italian before English as a young boy and later worked as a co-op for General Dynamics, while attending the University …

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John Backus

John Backus About American computer scientist who helped develop Fortran, one of the first computer programming languages, for which he received the National Medal of Science in 1975. He also did important research in function-level programming, a different philosophy in programming language design. Other Informations He studied at an exclusive private high school in Pennsylvania, …

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Juris Hartmanis

Juris Hartmanis About A Latvian computer scientist and computational theorist who received the 1993 ACM Turing Award. He developed many principles of computational complexity theory while working at the General Electric Research Laboratory. Other Informations He studied at the University of Marburg and at the University of Kansas City. He received an Honorary Doctor of …

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Pat Hayes

Pat Hayes About English-born computer scientist known for his work in the field of Artificial Intelligence and for his association with Florida’s Institute for Human and Machine Cognition. Other Informations He graduated from the University of Cambridge with a degree in mathematics and went on to study Artificial Intelligence at the University of Edinburgh. During …

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Nick Szabo

Nick Szabo About American computer scientist who is best known for his work in blockchain and cryptocurrency domains. He has a popular blog called Unenumerated. Other Informations He created his well known Twitter account in June 2014. He has amassed overĀ 240,000 followers to his Twitter page. He is a self-proclaimed pioneer for smart contracts. He …

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Vint Cerf

Vint Cerf About Telecommunications pioneer who is widely regarded as one of the “fathers of the internet” along with Donald Davies and Bob Kahn. He was elected as the President of the Association for Computing Machinery in May 2012 and has earned many prestigious honors, including the National Medal of Technology and the Presidential Medal …

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Ross J Anderson

Ross J Anderson About British professor, author, computer scientist, and security engineering expert. He headed the cryptography sub-program of the University of Cambridge’s computer department and worked on the LION, BEAR, and Serpent ciphers. Other Informations He studied science, mathematics, and computer engineering at Trinity College, Cambridge. He completed his Ph.D thesis, Robust Computer Security, …

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Matt Wood

Matt Wood About Leader of scientific and technical computing at Amazon Web Services, which specializes in cloud computing and big data. Other Informations He earned his PhD in Bioinformatics from the University of Nottingham. He worked at a DNA sequencing facility, which led to contribution to “Beautiful Data”. He was born in Cambridge. He worked …

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J. Presper Eckert

J. Presper Eckert About Co-designer, with John. W. Mauchly, of the ENIAC, of the world’s first practical electronic computer. He was awarded the National Medal of Science for his revolutionary contribution to computer science in 1968. Other Informations He studied Electrical Engineering at the University of Pennsylvania, where he and his professor made several refinements …

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Vinton Cerf

Vinton Cerf About Computer scientist who is considered one of the founding fathers of the internet. He became President of the Association for Computing Machinery in May 2012. Other Informations He earned his PhD from UCLA in 1972. He has won numerous of the world’s most prestigious awards including the Presidential Medal of Freedom. His …

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Stuart Umpleby

Stuart Umpleby About Scientist and professor who specializes in cybernetics. He also did important work in the fields of systems theory, the philosophy of science, and management methods. Other Informations He attended the University of Illinois, where he received degrees in engineering in 1967, in political science in 1967 and in 1969, and a PhD …

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Neil Gunther

Neil Gunther About Famous for creating the computer software known as “Pretty Damn Quick” and for developing a scalable applications process termed the “Guerrilla approach,” he also notably formulated the Universal Law of Computational Scalability. Other Informations He began performing his first scientific experiments at the age of ten and went on to attend La …