[TUHS] Happy birthday, Maurice Wilkes!
dave at horsfall.org
Tue Jun 26 12:00:49 AEST 2018
As I continue to push the boundaries of subjective topicism, I'd like
to mention that today was when Sir Maurice Wilkes FRS FReng was born way
back in 1913.
He had a bit to do with EDSAC, microprogramming, and that sort of thing.
And dmmmit, I missed Alan Turing's birthday last Saturday (23rd June, 1912),
and Komrad Zuse's back in 22nd June, 1910, along with the Qwerty keyboard
being patented by one Christopher Sholes back in 1868 (long story).
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