Updated: 09/15/2017 by Computer Hope
Name: Howard Hathaway Aiken
Born: March 8, 1900, Hoboken, New Jersey
Death: March 14, 1973 (Age: 73)
Computer related contributions
- Pioneer in computing, being the original conceptual designer and architect behind IBM's Harvard Mark I computer which was originally called the Automatic Sequence Controlled Calculator (ASCC).
Honors and awards
- Harry H. Goode Memorial Award (1964)
- Edison Medal (1970)
"Don't worry about people stealing an idea. If it's original, you will have to ram it down their throats."