Today in computer history: May 15

The 135th day of 2022. There are 230 days left in the year from this day.

Brian Eno pictureMay 15, 1948
74 years ago

Brian Eno was born, creator of the six-second start-up music sound of the Windows 95 operating system and the Prophecy Theme in the film Dune.

Andrew Plotkin pictureMay 15, 1970
52 years ago

Andrew Plotkin was born, an interactive fiction writer known as Zarf.

PerlMay 15, 1997
25 years ago

Perl 5.004 was released.

AppleMay 15, 2012
10 years ago

Blizzard Entertainment released Diablo 3 for the PC and Mac, setting another record by selling 3.5 million copies in the first 24 hours of release.

Blizzard, Interactive, Interactive fiction, MAC, Music, 95, Operating system, PC, Perl, Six, Sound, Windows, Zarf

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