On this day in 1922, Gene Amdahl born
On this day in 1922, Gene Amdahl born
Tuesday, 16 November 2010

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.

 

Further reading: Gene Amdahl

Banner


Steve Wozniak

Co-designer of the Apple computer, Woz is one of the computer pioneers who have changed the way we work and play. He is also something much rarer today, an electronics genius. He has just turned 65, s [ ... ]



Vannevar Bush - The Man Who Didn't Invent The Computer

The story of Vannevar Bush is one of the strangest of the pioneers of computing. After all who else can you think of who positively disclaimed any credit for the invention of the digital computer:

"W [ ... ]


Other Articles

Last Updated ( Tuesday, 16 November 2010 )
 
 

   
RSS feed of news items only
I Programmer News
Copyright © 2016 i-programmer.info. All Rights Reserved.
Joomla! is Free Software released under the GNU/GPL License.