IBM System/360 hardware designer Gene Amdahl was born on 16 November 1922. Amdahl went on from IBM to found his own company Amdahl Computer Corp.
Discover Amdahl's story and the landmark machines he helped design for IBM, including the System/360
and for the Amdahl Corporation including the 470V6, the first LSI-based mainframe.
Steve Jobs, one of the most well-known of the computer pioneers, has died aged 56.
Our history is of the early years, before the era of the iPhone for which Jobs himself became an icon.
Today's news is that Dennis Ritchie and Kenneth Thompson have won the Japan Prize. If you want to know how they initially produced Unix and C here is an account. It also introduces Belle, Thomps [ ... ]
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