Category: Inventors & Inventions

Richard Stallman

Richard Stallman, Founder of the GNU Project

Richard Matthew Stallman, an American software freedom activist and computer programmer, is the person behind initiating the free software movement in October 1985. Stallman founded the Free Software Foundation and launched the GNU Project in …

Dennis Ritchie: The Creator of C and UNIX

Dennis MacAlistair Ritchie, an American computer scientist and prime figure behind shaping the digital era, developed one of the most notable and widely used programming language C and UNIX operating system alongside his long-time colleague …
Rasmus Lerdorf

Rasmus Lerdorf: The Author of PHP

Rasmus Lerdorf, a Danish programmer with Canadian citizenship, is widely known as the author of the first two versions of PHP, the server-side scripting language. He was born in November 1968 in Qeqertarsuaq, Greenland. In …