Today in computer history: January 11

The 11th day of 2022. There are 354 days left in the year from this day.

ComputerJanuary 11, 1902
120 years ago

The first issue of Popular Mechanics was published.

Einar Stefferud pictureJanuary 11, 1930
92 years ago

Einar Stefferud was born, an Internet pioneer, entrepreneur, and computer researcher, who helped develop the Internet. Died September 22, 2011 (Age: 81).

Charles Hoare pictureJanuary 11, 1934
88 years ago

Charles Hoare was born, the computer scientist who developed the Quicksort algorithm.

ComputerJanuary 11, 1971
51 years ago

The term 'Silicon Valley' appeared in print for the first time.

Matt Mullenweg pictureJanuary 11, 1984
38 years ago

Matt Mullenweg was born, an American online social media entrepreneur and founding developer of WordPress.

InternetJanuary 11, 1994
28 years ago

Al Gore coins the term information superhighway.

AppleJanuary 11, 2005
17 years ago

Apple introduced the Mac Mini.

Radio signalJanuary 11, 2017
5 years ago

Norway became the first country to start switching off FM Radio and switching to DAB.

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