Computer Science: Famous people
- Ronald L. Rivest
Research in cryptography, computer security and algorithms. Author of
RC5, RC4, MD5, ...
- Dennis M. Ritchie
- Ken Thompson
- Brian Kernighan
- Niklaus Wirth
Inventor of Pascal (I meet him when he was in Prague, November 1999).
- Linus Torvalds
Author of the most popular UNIX kernel :-)
- Andrew S. Tanenbaum
Author of Minix and Amoeba.
- Eric S. Raymond
OpenSource programmer, Linux advocate. Author of "The Cathedral and the Bazaar".
- Steve Jobs
He founded Apple, invited Apple II, ...
- Richard M. Stallman
He founded the GNU project in 1984 and he is the
author of GNU Emacs, the GNU C Compiler, and other Open-Source Software.