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Charles Babbage

Charles Babbage, 6 December 1791 – 18 October 1871) was an English mathematician, philosopher, inventor and mechanical engineer who originated the concept of a programmable computer. Considered a "father of the computer", Babbage is credited with inventing the first mechanical computer that eventually led to more complex designs.


Tim Berners-lee

Sir Timothy John "Tim" Berners-Lee, (born 8 June 1955),also known as "Timbl," is a British computer scientist, best known as the inventor of theWorld wide web. He made a proposal for an information management system in March 1989, and he implemented the first successful communication between a Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP) client and server via the Internet sometime around mid November.


Sir Clive Sinclair

Sir Clive Marles Sinclair (born 30 July 1940) is an English entrepreneur and inventor, most commonly known for his work in consumer electronics in the late 1970s and early 1980s.

After spending several years as assistant editor of practical wireless and Instrument Practice, Sinclair founded Sinclair Radionics in 1961, where he produced the first slim-line electronic pocket calculator in 1972 (the Sinclair). Sinclair later moved into the production of home computers and produced the Sinclair ZX80.

Steve Jobs

Steven Paul "Steve" Jobs ; February 24, 1955 – October 5, 2011) was an American entrepreneur and inventor, best known as the co-founder, chairman, and CEO of Apple inc. Through Apple, he was widely recognized as a charismatic pioneer of the personal computer revolution and for his influential career in the computer and consumer electronics fields, transforming "one industry after another, from computers and smartphones to music and movies..." Jobs also co-founded and served as chief executive of Pixar animation studios he became a member of the board of directors of the walt disney company in 2006, when Disney acquired Pixar.

Bill Gates

Bill Gates (born october 28 1955) is an american programmer inventor business magnate and philanthropist. Gates is the former chief executive and current chairman of Microsoft, the world’s largest personal-computer software company, which he co-founded with Paul allen.

Jonathan Ive

Sir Jonathan Paul "Jony" Ive, KBE(born 27 February 1967) is an English designer and the Senior Vice President of Industrial design at Apple inc. He also provides leadership and direction for Human Interface (HI) software teams across the company. He is the lead designer of many of Apple's products, including the Mackbook pro, imac, Mackbook air, ipod,ipod touch, iphone, ipad and ipad mini.

Mark Zuckerberg

Mark Elliot Zuckerberg (born May 14, 1984) is an American computer proggramer and internet intrepreneur. He is best known as one of five co-founders of the social networking site facebook. Zuckerberg is the chairman and chief executive of Facebook, inc. Zuckerberg's personal wealth is estimated to be $9.4 billion as of 2012.