Jacob E Goldman, Modern Computer Innovators Died at 90

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The world lost quite a lot of technology at this year's influential figures. Starting from a former Apple CEO Steve Jobs, up to the creator of the C programming language and operating system Unix, Dennis Ritchie. There is one name that almost escaped published, Jacob E. Goldman.

Jacob E Goldman closed the row of figures who passed away in 2011 technology. Physicist founder of Xerox PARC research center, died Tuesday, December 22 last. The realm of technology owes much to him. Her work develops graphical user interface and an ethernet network is a breakthrough that changed the world of computing.

Xerox PARC, founded in 1970 is also a history of the computer world. Laboratory research is a forerunner to the birth of the modern computer. This place is a warehouse of innovation that now exist in a variety of technology products that we use now.

Ranging from laser printing up to the first object-oriented programming in the world called WYSIWYG (What-You-See-Is-What-You-Get) editor. In 1975, Xerox also the first to create a graphical user interface with point and click controls, pop-up menus and windows.

Unfortunately, the greatness of Xerox in bringing innovation is coupled with the ability to exploit innovations brought to market. Apple and Microsoft was the one who finally keen to see the opportunities.

These two giants are developing innovative technologies Xerox and launched a successful range of technology products. Xerox's graphical user interface creation is one of innovation which have great impact in the success of Apple and Microsoft.

Jacob E Goldman, who was born July 18, 1921 retirement from Xerox in 1982. Graduate of Yeshiva University and a recipient of a Masters degree and PhD in physics from the University of Pennsylvania, died at the age of 90 years due to congestive heart failure.


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