[Gllug] [Slightly OT] - Who are your "IT greats" of the past 40 years?

Alain Williams addw at phcomp.co.uk
Tue Jul 18 15:36:30 UTC 2006

On Tue, Jul 18, 2006 at 04:24:00PM +0100, Ryan Cartwright wrote:

> As is often the case it's who they have not nominated that may be the
> biggest talking point. The usual suspects (Gates, Jobs etc.) are in
> there along with Stallman and Torvalds (to no doubt keep us lot from
> complaining) as well as some, IMHO, odd choices (e.g. Martha Lane Fox),
> others like Kernighan and Ritchie (who just make it into the 40 year

I would like to know how many bottles of wine it took to come up with this list,
strange to say the least!

> Always good for using up some wait-while-it-compiles time, the survey
> can be found at http://www.computerweekly.com/ITGreats

If you want some fun: submit it to /.

Alain Williams
Parliament Hill Computers Ltd.
Linux Consultant - Mail systems, Web sites, Networking, Programmer, IT Lecturer.
+44 (0) 787 668 0256  http://www.phcomp.co.uk/

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