Project:# 5 Cyber Biographies
You are going to begin a project on Cyber biographies. These biographies
will be of people who have had or have an influence on cyberspace. Get
acquainted with some of these people from the files below.
Look to 10
Characteristics of achieving personality to help you keep track of the
important info you gather.
What is a Biography?
When you do this biography, consider writing to the person and ask about
his/her high school experience. Ask things like where, favorite
subjects, particular memories, and other matters of importance. Go here to find email addresses or here.
Include what effect this person has had on you.
- Ted Nelson
- 20 VIP's of Cyber space.
- ABC News has
compiled brief sketches of some of the world's most central figures - today's newsmakers. Learn "their
origins and how they reached their level of influence, as well as their accomplishments, their
controversies, even their downfalls. For each person you'll find photographs, birthdate and place and
education, along with quotes from and about the person.
- More Biographies with email addresses
- Biography Find
- Guru Page Collection of VIPS
- Notorious Characters in Cyber space.
- Hacker Folklore an essay with good bibliography.
People on the Net compiled by Dr Amnon Till Beit Berl College and
- Mitnick in jail
- Father of Shareware Jim Knopf
- MEME archives look for interviews with people.
- Stallman interview from MEME
- Taylor an interview. ELM, EMbot.
- How I got started in Computers
- Kevin Poulsen's Space
- Ivan E
Sutherland or Search type Ivan
Sutherland in search dialogue box and press Enter.
Notable Dead folks
Explorers of the
World a Bellingham School WWW page provides online links to some great
Jonathan Postal Helped start and run Internet.
Grace Murray Hopper (one of the first programmers)
John Von Neumann (mathematician)
Harold Sweatt (founder of Honeywell)
Mark C. Honeywell (founder of Honeywell)
Thomas J. Watson, Jr. (IBM chairman)
Robert Norton Noyce (electronics)
Chester Carlson (Xerox inventor)
Lee DeForest (vacuum tube inventor)
Howard Hathaway Aiken (Mark I)
James W. Bryce (IBM inventor)
Vannevar Bush (OSRD in WW2)
William Shockley (transistor inventor)
Norbert Weiner (cybernetics inventor)
Use AltaVista to start your search of these folks!