Alan Turing

Alan Turing broke the German Enigma code during World War II and devised the Turing machine and the Turing test of computer intelligence. Unabashedly gay, he committed suicide after being convicted of homosexual acts.

John von Neumann (1903 - 1957)

On December Hungarian and American pure and applied mathematician, physicist, inventor and polymath John von Neumann was born.

Alfred Tarski (January 14, 1901 – October 26, 1983) , Polish logician and mathematician.

Alfred Tarski (January 1901 – October , Polish logician and mathematician.

Claude Shannon revolutionized our idea of information by creating the bit as a tool for measurement.

Claude Shannon, mathematician, electronic engineer, and cryptographer

Donald Knuth

Donald Ervin Knuth is an American computer scientist, mathematician, and professor emeritus at Stanford University. He is the author of the multi-volume work The Art of Computer Programming.

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Yukihiro Matsumoto (born is a Japanese computer scientist and software programmer best known as the chief designer of the Ruby programming language and its reference implementation, Matz's Ruby Interpreter (MRI).

Ada Lovelace

To mark Ada Lovelace Day, a celebration of women in science, technology, engineering and maths (Stem), find out how much you know about women's scientific achievements and the barriers they face

Kernighan and Ritchie

Ken and Dennis - True, hardcore technologists. Established technical building blocks for UNIX variations (e. Android phones through super computer clusters).

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