Key people of computing

Alex Haynes
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Alex Haynes
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$ Key people that changed the computing world.

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Key people of computing
1 Steve Jobs
1.1 Jobs started making Apple in 1976 with his partner, Steve Wozniak.
1.2 In 1998, Apple released the iMac and it sold a staggering 800,000 units in the first six months
1.3 In 2007 Apple released the iPhone, a phone that reveloutionised the smartphone industry.
1.4 Steve Jobs was born on february 24th, 1956.
1.5 Jobs attended Reed College in 1972 only to drop out in 1974 so he would be able to travel to India and study buddhism.
2 Grace Hopper
2.1 Grace Hopper was born on December 9th, 1902.
2.2 In 1943, Hopper swore herself into the United States Navy Reserve.
2.3 In 1944, she was the first person to program the Harvard Mark I computer.
2.4 Hopper was able to popularise the computer term 'debugging'.
2.5 Hopper began teaching mathematics in 1931.
3 Bill Gates
3.1 Gates was born on October 28th, 1955.
3.2 He was the CEO of Microsoft on July 2000.
3.3 Gates was born in Seattle, Washington.
3.4 Gates enrolled in Harvard college in 1973.
3.5 At 13, Gates attended Lakeside school.
4 Alan Turing
4.1 Turing was born on June 23rd, 1912
4.2 Alan Turing was a computer scientist, logician, mathematical biologist and many more.
4.3 Turing had a heavy impact on the development of computer science.
4.4 As Turing was the developer of computer programming language, he is sometimes referred to as the father of theoretical computer science and A.I..
4.5 In 1952, Turing was prosecuted for homosexual acts.
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