Updated: 09/15/2017 by Computer Hope
Name: Werner Buchholz
Born: October 24, 1922 in Detmold, Germany
Computer related contributions
- American computer scientist who coined the term byte for a unit of digital information.
- Helped design the IBM 701 and the IBM 7030 Stretch, IBM's first transistorized supercomputer.
Honors and awards
- IEEE Computer Pioneer Award (1990)