Today in computer history: February 29th

Below are technology and computer-related events that happened on February 29th of every year during the evolution of computers. February 29th is the 60th day of 2024, which is a leap year. There are 306 days left in the year from this day.

Herman Hollerith pictureFebruary 29, 1860
164 years ago

Herman Hollerith was born, the founder of IBM. Died November 17, 1929 (Age: 69).

Seymour Papert pictureFebruary 29, 1928
96 years ago

Seymour Papert was born, MIT mathematician and educator and one of the pioneers of artificial intelligence. Died July 31, 2016 (Age: 88).

Gene Golub pictureFebruary 29, 1932
92 years ago

Gene Golub was born, a renowned numerical analyst, professor, and author. Died November 16, 2007 (Age: 75).

Artificial intelligence, Founder, IBM, MIT

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