Computer Greats

Major contributors to computer history.

Steve Jobs (1955-2011) (click to zoom)
Steve Jobs (1955-2011)
Founder of Apple.

Dennis Richie (1941-2011) (click to zoom)
Dennis Richie (1941-2011)
Created C, co-created Unix.

Ivan Sutherland (1938-) (click to zoom)
Ivan Sutherland (1938-)
Father of computer graphics.

Donald Knuth (1938-) (click to zoom)
Donald Knuth (1938-)
Pioneer of modern programming.

Margaret Hamilton (1936-) (click to zoom)
Margaret Hamilton (1936-)
Developer for Apollo space program.

Niklaus Wirth (1934-) (click to zoom)
Niklaus Wirth (1934-)
Creator of major languages including Pascal.

Douglas Engelbart (1925-2013) (click to zoom)
Douglas Engelbart (1925-2013)
Human interface pioneer. Invented the mouse and hypertext.

Claude Shannon (1916-2001) (click to zoom)
Claude Shannon (1916-2001)
Pioneer in information and communications theory.

Alan Turing (1912-1954) (click to zoom)
Alan Turing (1912-1954)
Father of computer science.

Grace Hopper (1906-1992) (click to zoom)
Grace Hopper (1906-1992)
Pioneer in language design. Creator of COBOL.

John von Neumann (1903-1957) (click to zoom)
John von Neumann (1903-1957)
Pioneer theoretician. Creator of modern computer architecture.

Ada Lovelace (1815-1852) (click to zoom)
Ada Lovelace (1815-1852)
Mathematician. Developed the concept of algorithms.

Charles Babbage (1791-1871) (click to zoom)
Charles Babbage (1791-1871)
Inventor. Created the first mechanic computer.

Cubicle Wall (click to zoom)
Cubicle Wall
Assembled for printing as mini-posters at work. Figured others might like them as well.