Today in computer history: November 24

The 328th day of 2021. There are 37 days left in the year from this day.

Stanford Ovshinsky pictureNovember 24, 1922
99 years ago

Stanford Ovshinsky was born, a pioneer of modern software development techniques. Died October 17, 2012 (Age: 90).

Andreas Raab pictureNovember 24, 1968
53 years ago

Andreas Raab was born, a German computer scientist who developed new concepts and applications in 3D graphics and key contributor to the Squeak platform. Died January 14, 2013 (Age: 45).

Danah Boyd pictureNovember 24, 1977
44 years ago

Danah Boyd was born, a social media scholar, youth researcher and advocate who works at Microsoft Research.

ComputerNovember 24, 1995
26 years ago

HTML 2.0 standard was first published in RFC 1866.

CompanyNovember 24, 1998
23 years ago

AOL announces it will acquire Netscape Communications for an estimated value of $4.2 billion.

ComputerNovember 24, 2003
18 years ago

Notepad++ was first released by developer Dan Ho.

BitcoinNovember 24, 2013
8 years ago

NXT cryptocurrency was released.

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