ARTICLES IN Remarkable People (41)

2017 CHM Fellow Cleve Moler: Mozart of the Matrix

2017 CHM Fellow Cleve Moler: Mozart of the Matrix

 Dag Spicer   April 06, 2017
The Book of Nature is written in the language of Mathematics.Galileo Galilei Though thousands of years old, mathematics underwent dramatic changes in the 20th...   Read More
Hidden Figures No Longer

Hidden Figures No Longer

 Caroline Evans   February 14, 2017
Throughout computing history, there are many inspirational stories. Computing history is not just about the technology, the hardware, or even the software. Behind all...   Read More
Remembering Erich Bloch (January 9, 1925–November 25, 2016)

Remembering Erich Bloch (January 9, 1925–November 25, 2016)

 Gordon Bell   December 13, 2016
Though Erich Bloch was less visible to most of the computing community, his contributions most likely impacted your life. As a pioneer who made...   Read More
Computing Luminaries Honored with Presidential Medal of Freedom

Computing Luminaries Honored with Presidential Medal of Freedom

 Chris Garcia   November 18, 2016
Established in 1963, the Presidential Medal of Freedom is one of the highest honors that can be bestowed by the President of the United...   Read More
Silicon Valley: A Century of Entrepreneurial Innovation

Silicon Valley: A Century of Entrepreneurial Innovation

 David Laws   September 20, 2016
The entrepreneurial, technology-driven roots of today’s Silicon Valley sprouted long before Google’s algorithms, Apple’s two Steves, Fairchild’s chipmeisters, or the egalitarian management innovations of...   Read More
Harold Cohen and AARON—A 40-Year Collaboration

Harold Cohen and AARON—A 40-Year Collaboration

 Chris Garcia   August 23, 2016
Harold Cohen was a pioneer in computer art, in algorithmic art, and in generative art; but as he told me one afternoon in 2010,...   Read More
In His Own Words: Gary Kildall

In His Own Words: Gary Kildall

 Len Shustek   August 02, 2016
We all owe a lot to Gary.Brian Halla, former CEO of National Semiconductor Gary Kildall was a pioneer of personal computer software. He wrote...   Read More
Remembering David Morgenthaler:  Leadership Learned Under Fire

Remembering David Morgenthaler: Leadership Learned Under Fire

 John C. Hollar   July 27, 2016
David T. Morgenthaler (August 5, 1919–June 17, 2016) was a towering figure in the first generation of global technology venture capitalists. He entered the business...   Read More
Jim Porter and the History of the Global Storage Industry

Jim Porter and the History of the Global Storage Industry

 Dag Spicer   June 21, 2016
The Power of One It’s amazing what individuals can do. As Margaret Mead said, “Never underestimate the power of a small group of committed...   Read More
2016 CHM Fellow Awards

2016 CHM Fellow Awards

 Jennifer De La Cruz   April 19, 2016
On April 16, 2016, Silicon Valley’s most influential technologists traded in their signature jeans and hoodies for suits and gowns as they joined technology...   Read More