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 Post subject: Heinz Zemanek died...
Unread postPosted: Thu Jul 17, 2014 10:21 am 
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...what a pioneer!

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Unread postPosted: Thu Jul 17, 2014 1:06 pm 
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Is this the man who invented Heinz tomato ketchup?

...The name does not ring any bell in my head.


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Unread postPosted: Thu Jul 17, 2014 1:39 pm 
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Heinz Zemanek (1 January 1920 – 16 July 2014) was an Austrian computer pioneer who in 1955 developed the first complete transistorised computer on the European continent.

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Unread postPosted: Thu Jul 17, 2014 11:09 pm 
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theinonen wrote:
Is this the man who invented Heinz tomato ketchup?


:lol:

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jan-jaap wrote:

Ahem...actually in the mid-70s, he'd written the preface to one of my books :-)

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And don't forget PL/I.

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