Published: Mon, 10 Apr 2006 12:00:00 GMT
Last Build Date: Mon, 10 Apr 2006 12:00:00 GMTCopyright: (c) 2005, Robert Cringely and PBS.
Mon, 10 Apr 2006 12:00:00 GMTJudy Estrin's career ranges from founder of Bridge Communications to CTO of Cisco to running Packet Design LLC. Quite the girl geek, eh?
Mon, 30 Jan 2006 12:00:00 GMTMost nerds know Bob Kahn co-wrote TCP/IP; earlier he worked at Bolt Beranek and Newman where he was the primary architect for the Arpanet.
Fri, 9 Dec 2005 12:00:00 GMTDoug Engelbart invented computer networks, time sharing, graphical user interfaces, and the mouse--all while driving to work one day in 1951. Really.
Sat, 26 November 2005 20:30:00 GMTDan Bricklin invented the spreadsheet -- personal computing's first killer app -- built and lost the first PC software empire and somehow remains a nice guy filled with ideas.
Tue, 9 November 2005 20:30:00 GMTWhile there are a billion Internet users, there are TWO billion digital phone users. Anina represents the new European tradition in mobile Internet development. And you'd never guess her day job.
Fri, 9 Dec 2005 12:00:00 GMTAvram Miller cloned the Apple II at Franklin Computer and landed at Intel as Andy Grove's secret weapon. Not bad for a former jazz piano player.
Fri, 21 October 2005 20:30:00 GMTDan Drake and a roomful of friends put together $59,030 and started Autodesk with a bunch of bad ideas and one that panned-out -- AutoCAD. Sometimes one is enough.
Tues, 11 October 2005 20:30:00 GMTDave Winer has been in the software industry since the days he worked with Mitch Kapor BEFORE Lotus 1-2-3.
Tues, 4 October 2005 20:30:00 GMTOpen Source pioneer Tim O'Reilly noticed the free software didn't come with free printed manuals and so a publishing empire was born.
Tues, 27 September 2005 20:30:00 GMTAlthough Brewster Kahle started and sold companies for big bucks, his true love is capturing the whole Internet at the Internet Archive, which he founded and runs today.
Tues, 20 September 2005 20:30:00 GMTBill Joy -- the father of Berkeley UNIX -- explains why he was fired from the International House of Pancakes.
Tues, 13 September 2005 20:30:00 GMTMax Levchin, best known for co-founding PayPal, explains why he is starting his 5th through 7th companies and the virtues of staying up all night.
Tues, 6 September 2005 20:30:00 GMTAndy Hertzfeld, the original Macintosh systems programmer, talks about MacHistory and how he fell in love with Open Source software.