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BW: Computer Hall of Fame Announces Status of Public Voting for Nominees

Aug 10, 2000, 21:02 (8 Talkback[s])

"The Computer Museum of America (CMA) has received more than 14,000 votes on its Web site since June when the public was invited to help choose the next five inductees into its Computer Hall of Fame."

"Doug Engelbart, the inventor of the first computer mouse in 1963, and Steve Jobs, co-founder of Apple Computer and creator of Pixar Animation Studio, lead the balloting. Co-founder of Apple Computing and designer of the Apple I and II, Steve Wozniak, is in third place."

"Also in the top 10 are... Alan Mathison Turing -- inventor of the Turing Machine (1936), helped to break the Nazi's Enigma Code... Linus Torvalds -- author of Linux operating system (1993)... Tim Berners-Lee -- inventor of the World Wide Web concept based on HTML (1990)... --Marc Andreesson -- lead developer of the NCSA Mosaic graphical browser (1993), co-founder of Netscape..."

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