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9 Inspiring photos about the evolution of Computers and the Web

Hello again readers and bloggers.
I came across this stuff in my inbox. Well! the people in these pictures is the prime reason i'm able to write this post and share with you all.

1. Time Berners Lee - Founder of the World Wide Web (WWW).

2. Yeah! its Microsoft. Guess the highlighted guy?

3. Steve Woznaik(L) and Steve Jobs(R) of Apple Computers.

4. Bill Hewlett(L) and Dave Packard(R) in front of the famous HP garage.
They tossed a coin to decide whether the company they founded would be called "Hewlett Packard" of "Packard Hewlett".
The winner was Dave.

5. Ken Thompson (L) and Dennis Ritchie (R), creators of UNIX.
Ken Thompson also created the Bon programming language of 'B' which was improved and called 'C' by Dennis Ritchie.

. You probably know them.
Google founders Larry Page (L) and Sergey Brin (R).

When they presented a demo to an angel investor (Andy Bechtolsheim of SUN Microsystems) , a cheque of $100,000 was made out to "Google Inc", but "Google Inc" didn't exist legally.
Read more about Google's History.

7. (From Left to Right) Andreas Bechtolsheim (Google's angel investor), Bill Joy, Scott McNealy, Vinod Khosla of SUN Microsystems.
SUN is an acronym for Stanford University Network.

8. INTEL founders Gordon Moore (L) and Bob Noyce (R).
They wanted to name their company "Moore Noyce" which wasn't possible as it was already trademarked by a hotel chain.
So they opted for INTEL which is an acronym form INtegrated Electronics

9. Linus Torvalds of Linux Operating System.


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posted by Vijeesh Ravindran, Tuesday, November 07, 2006