Today in computer history: August 4

The 216th day of 2022. There are 149 days left in the year from this day.

Sidney Harman pictureAugust 4, 1918
104 years ago

Sidney Harman was born, an American business man who with Bernard Kardon made the first integrated hi-fi receiver and founded Harman Kardon. Died April 12, 2011 (Age: 92).

Frances Allen pictureAugust 4, 1932
90 years ago

Frances Allen was born, an American computer scientist and pioneer in the field of optimizing compilers. Died August 4, 2020 (Age: 88).

Meg Whitman pictureAugust 4, 1956
66 years ago

Meg Whitman was born, an American business executive and president of Hewlett-Packard.

DomainAugust 4, 1995
27 years ago

The domain goes online.

CompanyAugust 4, 2003
19 years ago

NVIDIA acquires MediaQ, Inc.

Compiler, Computer, Domain, eBay, Harman, Hewlett, Hewlett-Packard, Hi-fi, Integrate, NVIDIA

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