Tuesday, June 28, 2011

Computer History Museum | Exhibits | This Day in History: June 28 [on Vannevar Bush]

Sad that Vannevar Bush did not live to see his hypertext vision go mainstream; see the “Memex concept” section of his Wikipedia article for more details

June 28, 1974

Vannevar Bush Dies

Mathematician, scientist and computer pioneer Vannevar Bush died. Bush was born in Everett, Mass., on March 11, 1890. Also deeply involved with wartime computer projects, Bush invented an electromechanical differential analyzer before the war.

Computer History Museum | Exhibits | This Day in History: June 28

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