Monday, July 23, 2007

Inside the High-Tech Hunt for a Missing Silicon Valley Legend

Recap article in Wired Magazine -- tragic...

The news that Gray was missing shocked the high tech community. The lanky coder had been a computing legend since the 1970s. His work helped make possible such mainstays of modern life as cash machines, ecommerce, online ticketing, and deep databases like Google. "Jim's work inspired us and many other computer scientists to seek out and tackle very ambitious projects," says Google cofounder Sergey Brin. "He never shied away from problems involving large-scale data and computation."

Inside the High-Tech Hunt for a Missing Silicon Valley Legend

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