Alan Kay, or the “father of personal computers," is best known for his work on object-oriented programming languages, windowing graphical user interface design, and for leading the team that developed Smalltalk.
Pioneers— Conversations with the minds that shaped computing.
Creator of critically-acclaimed puzzle games Braid and The Witness, Jonathan Blow is an independent video game designer and programmer known for his thoughtful development and fiercely critical eye.
Former Apple and Khan Academy designer-artist-technologist, May-Li Khoe pioneers new ways for humans to interact with machines.
Four experts discuss the life and belief systems of computer pioneer Richard Hamming.
Pam’s work made computers accessible to groups like social workers and hippies, providing a resource network for anything they needed.
Former Senior Research Fellow at XEROX Parc, Stu made significant contributions to Human Computer Interaction, like the design of Engelbart's mouse.
A self-described “controversial figure,” Ted’s ideas have influenced modern computing and the role these tools should play in our lives.
One of the titans of internet communication, Louis invented the datagram in the early 1970s, paving the way for the internet as a revolutionary tool for distributing information.
A core member of the Apple Macintosh development team in the 1980s, Andy designed and architected the original Macintosh software system.