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DescriptionComputer Scientist
Creator of Lisp and known as the 'father of AI'
Designed the world's first programmable computer
Known as the 'father of information theory'
Helped develop cryptoanalysis and algorithm concepts
The 'B' in the BNF metalanguage is named after him
Created the C language
Cofounder of Google
Won a Turing Award for optimizing compiler techniques
Main designer of the Java language
Creator of the C++ language
Programmer of Harvard Mark I
The idea of a programmable computer came from him
Invented the World Wide Web
DescriptionComputer Scientist
An algorithm for finding shortest paths in graphs is named after him
Cofounder of Apple
Invented relational model for database management
Created Timsort
The 'N' in the BNF metalanguage is partially named after him
Japanese designer of the Ruby language
Cofounder of Google
Designed much of Unix
Developed the quicksort algorithm
Designed Pascal language
Called the world's first computer programmer
Creator of the Python language
Author of The Art Of Computer Programming
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