Computing Pioneers

Computing Pioneers Hall of Fame

Take a stroll down memory lane with us and discover some Fun (and at times horribly sad) facts about the trailblazers of computing and their contraptions. Did you know the term bug was coined by Grace Hopper who discovered a dead moth in the wiring?

To understand the future look into the past

Every one of these pioneers has significantly contributed and influenced where mankind is today. Studying their work and what motivated them illuminates our understanding of the present and where future challenges lie. If you are as passionate about computing history, you may also enjoy our Incomplete list of Classic Research papers every Software Architect Should Read.

Are you aware of any interesting anecdotes or “fun facts” please share them in the comments at the bottom of the articles.

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