In the last decade, technology has grown up and the world has seen some great technological feats. Some serious brainpower has worked years along to grab us here. All techno wizards have tried to create the world a better place with their innovative ideas and beliefs. So how can we forget their efforts? When we will look back on them we would always see the passion to do something with technology, that driving us in 2019. Technology has changed the way we live, communicate, work and entertain ourselves.
Here you can get to know some of our great Tech masterminds and their works.
20 List Of Famous Inventors Technology All Time
1. Arthur C. Clarke
Sir Arthur Charles Clarke was a famous and brilliant science fiction writer, inventor, science writer, and futurist. Who gets remembered always for his novels and amazing short stories. And how could forget his all-time masterpiece ” 2001: A Space Odyssey ” what is considered as one of the most influential films.
2. Bill Gates
William Henry Gates III, mostly known as Bill Gates is an American business magnate, investor, author and the chairman of world’s best PC software company “Microsoft”. He is one of the best-known entrepreneurs of the computer kingdom. Bill gates heralded one of the richest people in the world too.
3. Dennis Ritchie
Do you like to write computer programmes? then you must have heard the name of Dennis Ritchie. The man behind the “C” programming language and “UNIX”. This renowned American computer scientist was a pioneer in his field in the world of Computer Science.
4. Douglas Engelbart
How would be the using of the computer without Mouse? Douglas Engelbart was a famous American Engineer and best known for the invention of Computer Mouse in 1964. He was always ahead of time and a great pioneer in the design of interactive computer environments.
5. Evan Williams, Christopher Isaac Stone and Jack Dorsey
Who hasn’t know about twitter? The 140 character sentence, that will connect you to the outside world is a brilliant invention by these three magical tech peoples. By seeing them you can realize the love for technology.
6. Fujio Masuoka
After the longtime service of floppy and compact discs, Flash memory was the name what gave people certain independence. Fujio Masuka is a Japanese engineer mostly known as the inventor of Flash memory. He was a part of a Japanese tech giant “Toshiba”.
7. George Devol
The man who understood the value of factory automation and came up with a world-changing idea. He commonly has known for developing “Unimate”, the first material handling robot.
8. Gordon Moore
Gordon Moore is a seminal figure in the world of computing. He is a famous engineer, entrepreneur and a manager and known as the father of silicon valley. He has been richly rewarded for his hard-working and risk-taking. As of 2019, his net worth is reported to be almost $9.5 billion.
9. Jack St. Clair Kilby and Robert Noyce
This two masterminds worked in an American semiconductor company and popularly known for the invention of the first integrated circuit or the microchip. They had their personal inventor of handheld calculator and thermal printer.
10. Konrad Zuse
The man Konrad Zuse has invented Z1, what is the first program-controlled computer. Konrad Zuse was a German civil engineer, inventor, and a computer pioneer. world’s first functional program-controlled Turing-complete computer was the brainchild of this person.
11. Larry Page and Sergey Brin
Google! the unbeatable tech giant for today. The rising of this giant was all about ideas. This search engine company first started as a Ph.D. project and days going by now Google has become a multinational company with a market cap range of $415 billion.
12. Mark Zuckerberg
Can I send you a friend request? A commonly asked questions nowadays in our generations. In social media platforms, Facebook can be called a gigantic approach. Mark Zuckerberg is the founder and the CEO of facebook what he has started in 2004 with Dustin Moskovitz and Chris Hughes in Newyork.
13. Martin Cooper
Can you imagine this century without mobility? Martin Cooper (Marty) is the big name behind the innovation of a cell phone. His belief and dreams led to a landmark of communications that has changed the world. You can hear the world is yelling “MMOOBBIIIIILE… PHHHOONEEEE!!”
14. Ray Tomlinson
Life can be difficult without emails! do you know who has invented electronic mail system? Raymond Samuel Tomlinson was an American computer programmer who implemented the first electronic mail program on ARPANET with assigning the “@” which divides the user name and the domain name.
15. Robert Metcalfe
Robert Metcalfe is an American engineer who helped pioneer the internet starting in 1970. He has invented Ethernet in 1973. He has studied Mathematics and computer science. After inventing ethernet the personal computers has their first potential to communicate with each other WORLDWIDE!
16. Steve Jobs
Can you say the name of “Father of digital innovation”? I think you have the right name. Steve Jobs was an American business magnate and investor. The microcomputer revolution had come up with his hand in the early ’80s. Steve Jobs co-founded Apple computers with Steve Wozniak.
17. Tim Berners-Lee
Timothy John Berners-Lee invented the World Wide Web in 1989 and is the director of World Wide Web Consortium (W3C). He is a British computer scientist known for inventing and investing in WWW! In 2001 he became a fellow of computer society.
18. Vic Hayes
Are your phone is in connectivity with “Wi-Fi”? then you must thank this person. Vic Hayes is a former senior research fellow at the Delft University of Technology. The “Father” of WiFi is known for her chairing in IEEE 802.11 standards group working with LAN technologies.
19. Vinton Cerf and Robert Kahn
Vinton Cerf and Robert Kahn are well known for many of their accomplishments. They both have developed the TCP/IP protocol and Kahn demonstrated the ARPANET by connecting 20 computers. Both of them are called “The Fathers of the Internet”
20. William Gibson
Have you ever heard the name “Cyberpunk“? the man who is not even from a computer background is named like this. He is an American-Canadian fiction writer and novelist with pioneering science fiction. In 1999 the Guardian described Gibson as “probably the most important novelist of the past two decades”