Alan Kotok

Updated: 09/15/2017 by Computer Hope
Alan Kotok

Name: Alan Kotok

Born: November 9, 1941, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA

Death: May 26, 2006 (Age: 65)

Computer-related contributions

  • American computer scientist.
  • One of the first true Hackers.
  • Known for his contributions to the Internet and to the World Wide Web through his work at the World Wide Web Consortium.
  • Helped develop some of the earliest computer software including a digital audio program and what is sometimes called the first video game (Spacewar!).