Today in computer history: August 11

The 223th day of 2021. There are 142 days left in the year from this day.

Tom Kilburn pictureAugust 11, 1921
100 years ago

Tom Kilburn was born, an English engineer who worked on the world's first stored-program computer, the SSEM. Died January 17, 2001 (Age: 79).

Patrick McGovern pictureAugust 11, 1937
84 years ago

Patrick McGovern was born, chairman, and founder of IDG (International Data Group). Died March 19, 2014 (Age: 76).

Steve Wozniak pictureAugust 11, 1950
71 years ago

Steve Wozniak was born, the co-founder of Apple and Father of the Apple computer.

CompanyAugust 11, 2003
18 years ago

Oak Technology was acquired by Zoran.

ComputerAugust 11, 2017
4 years ago

OpenAI became the first AI to defeat the world's best DotA 2 player.

AI, Apple, Apple computer, Computer, DotA, Founder, Oak, Oak Technology, Program, SSEM, Zoran

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