Category: Inventors & Inventions

Bjarne Stroustrup

Bjarne Stroustrup: The Creator of C++

Bjarne Stroustrup is one of the most notable Danish computer scientists who developed the widely used C++ programming language in 1983. According to Stroustrup, he’d first started working on C++ in the year 1979 at …
RICHARD BRODIE

Richard Brodie: The Creator of Microsoft Word

Born on born November 10 1959, Richard Brodie is an American computer programmer, best-selling author and motivational speaker, widely known for creating the first version of Microsoft Word which he did in 7 months of …
Linus_Torvalds

Linus Torvalds: The Creator of Linux kernel

Linus Benedict Torvalds, a Finnish-American software engineer and hacker, widely known for the development of the ‘open source’ operating system, Linux kernel. His other creations include the revision control system ‘Git’ and the Scuba diving …
Donald Knuth

Donald Knuth: The Father Of The Analysis Of Algorithms

Donald Ervin Knuth, a renowned computer scientist as well as Professor Emeritus at Stanford University, is the creator of the WEB/CWEB computer programming systems and the most sophisticated digital typographical system named TeX computer typesetting …
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Guido Rossum: The Author of Python

Guido van Rossum, a Dutch computer programmer, is widely acclaimed and known as the author of the Python programming language. He is also famous as a “Benevolent Dictator For Life” in the Python community for …
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Top Medical Success Stories of 2011

Cloning to Create Stem Cells After the first success in mammal cloning that created ‘Dolly’ the sheep, it is the first time the U.S. scientists have implemented cloning technology to generate tailor-made embryonic stem cells …
television greatest inventions

Greatest Inventions Of All Time

The Television John Logie Baird, a Scottish engineer, invented the world’s first working television system in 1923 in Hastings, England. It is believed that after two years, in 1925, he presented it at a public …