• Mar 1, 1919
    (b.) -
    Jan 27, 1998
    (d.)

Bio/Description

He was an outstanding Australian ICT Pioneer. Most notably, he led the project team that built one of the world's earliest digital computers, the CSIR Mark 1, later known as CSIRAC. * CSIRAC was built between 1947 and 1949. It is believed to be the fourth operational stored program electronic computer ever constructed. Only the US and the UK beat Australia into the computer age. * CSIRAC is the oldest surviving stored program electronic computer in the world. It is currently on show at the Melbourne Museum.
  • Date of Birth:

    Mar 1, 1919
  • Date of Death:

    Jan 27, 1998
  • Gender:

    Male
  • Noted For:

    Created CSIRAC, one of the first ever stored program electronic computers in the world
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