Updated: 09/15/2017 by Computer Hope
Name: Nathan Rochester
Born: January 14, 1919
Death: June 8, 2001 (Age: 82)
- Designed the IBM 701, the first general purpose, mass produced computer.
- Wrote the first assembler, which allowed programs to be written in short, readable commands rather than pure numbers or punch codes.
- Participated in the founding of the field of artificial intelligence.