Our objectives in studying Computer Geniuses are the following:
Get to know the key figures in the brief history of computer technology.
Be familiar with the timeline of events of computer technology.
Understand where a particular person fits in to the timeline.
Our primary task for this unit of study is to select a genius out of those listed on this website and answer these questions for that person.
Where in the timeline of computer history does this person emerge? Give n
ot only the dates, but also tell us after what significant events in history did this person work? This person worked before what significant events in history?
- How did this person contribute to computer history? You must describe what this person developed or invented.
- Did this person work together with others to make his or her contribution? Who were the persons he or she worked with?