internet.com
You are in the: Small Business Computing Channelarrow View Sites +
Small Business Technology
» ECommerce-Guide | Small Business Computing | Webopedia | WinPlanet |  »Close
Webopedia.com
Enter a word for a definition... ...or choose a computer category.
 
 

menu
   Home
   Term of the Day
   New Terms
   Pronunciation
   New Links
   Quick Reference
   Did You Know?
   Categories
   Tech Support
   Webopedia Jobs
   About Us
   Link to Us
   Advertising
  

talk to us
   Submit a URL
   Suggest a Term
   Report an Error

internet.com
Developer
Downloads
International
Internet Lists
Internet News
Internet Resources
IT
Linux/Open Source
Personal Technology
Small Business
Windows Technology
xSP Resources
Search internet.com
Advertise
Corporate Info
Newsletters
Tech Jobs
E-mail Offers
commerce
  Be a Commerce Partner
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Home > Quick Reference > Who's Who

Who's Who in Internet and Computer Technology


A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z Index

L
Lerner, Sandy Co-founded Cisco Systems Inc. In 1984, Lerner and Len Bosack developed the first commercially successful network router -- a device that enables once-incompatible computers in far-off computer networks to communicate -- while they were managers of two computer networks at Stanford University. The router enabled the two networks to share data. Lerner and Bosack founded Cisco System using their new technology. Lerner left Cisco after the company went public in 1990 and is currently the CEO of Urban Decay, a cosmetics company.
Licklider, J.C.R. 1915(b.)-1990(d.) Psychologist, psychoacoustitician and computer scientist. He was the first director of ARPA's Information Processing Techniques Office and was a leader in developing time-sharing and interactive computing systems. His program at ARPA supported the development of computer science PhD programs at four of the first universities to offer graduate degrees in computer science.
Lovelace, Ada Byron 1815(b.)-1852(d.) Daughter of Lord Byron. Considered to be the world's first programmer. In 1843, she published an article based on the work of Charles Babbage in which she predicted that a calculating engine proposed by Babbage could be used to compose complex music, to produce graphics, and would be used for both practical and scientific use. She suggested to Babbage writing a plan for how the engine might calculate Bernoulli numbers. This plan is now regarded as the first "computer program." A software language developed by the U.S. Department of Defense was named Ada in her honor in 1979.

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z Index

Whom would you like added? Click here to submit a name.


JupiterWeb networks:

internet.comearthweb.comDevx.com graphics.com

Search JupiterWeb:

Jupitermedia Corporation has three divisions:
Jupiterimages, JupiterWeb and JupiterResearch


Legal Notices, Licensing, Reprints, & Permissions, Privacy Policy.

Jupitermedia Corporate Info | Newsletters | Tech Jobs | Shopping | E-mail Offers