Visionaries of the Technology Revolution
Alan Turing is renown as the father of the Information Revolution. He conceived the Universal Computing machine that would replicate the human mind, the start of Artificial Intelligence.
Thomas Watson was the founder of IBM and led it to become the dominant player in computing.
Bill Gates was the cofounder of Microsoft, who saw the commercial advantages of being the dominant operating software owner.
Gordon Moore was the cofounder of Intel, the leading company in the growth of the computer chip. He expounded Moore”s Law that in its final form stated that the number of transistors on a computer chip would double every two years, Increasing the speed of computer processing and decreasing the cost of it exponentially for decades.
Steve Jobs was the two time leader of Apple Computers. Among other things, he foresaw the popularity of the Personal Computer, the Smartphone and the Laptop, leading Apple Computer to dominant positions in in those successive fields.
Geoffrey Hinton is the leading developer of Deep Learning, the ability of computers to mimic the brain power of the human Neural Networl reasoning system.
Mike Lazaridis was the founder of Research-In-Motion, now Blackberry, the company that first developed the Smartphone for business users.