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Intel Corporation formed #history

Excerpt from The PC Pioneers On this day in 1968 Intel, the microprocessor innovator, was incorporated. When Robert Norton Noyce and Gordon E Moore, plus six colleagues, left Shockley they… Read more »

Dan Bricklin & VisiCalc #history

Excerpt from The PC Pioneers On this day in 1951 Dan Bricklin was born. He was to become the VisiCalc spreadsheet inventor. Bricklin was an early software visionary, another individual… Read more »

Twitter anniversary #history

Extract from The PC Pioneers On this day in 2006 Twitter was launched by Jack Dorsey, Evan Williams and Biz Stone Jack Dorsey was raised in St Louis Missouri and… Read more »

300 years of effort – Microsoft Windows ’95 #history

Extract from The PC Pioneers On this day in 1995 Microsoft Windows 95 had achieved code stability, its ten million lines of code had taken 300 person-years of effort! “Computers… Read more »

Telstar, Happy Birthday #history

Excerpt from The PC Pioneers On this day in 1962 the Telstar communications satellite was launched Telstar 1 was launched on 10th July 1962, successfully relaying through space many firsts… Read more »

Marc Andreessen and Mosaic #history

On this day in 1971 Marc Andreessen was born – he co-developed the Mosaic browser Extract from The PC Pioneers Significant among the first twenty or so World Wide Web… Read more »

Seymour Cray and supercomputers #history

On this day in 1957 Seymour Cray co-founded Control Data Corporation Extract from The PC Pioneers Seymour Cray had previously worked at Engineering Research Associates on computer design for the… Read more »

HoTMaiL launch #history

Extract from The PC Pioneers On this day in 1996, Sabeer Bhatia and Jack Smith launch HoTMaiL Hotmail was launched by Sabeer Bhatia and Jack Smith as HoTMaiL in July… Read more »

 

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