• 1931 April 19
    (b.) - ?


A software engineer and computer scientist, best-known for managing the development of OS/360, then later writing candidly about the process in his seminal book The Mythical Man-Month. "It is a very humbling experience to make a multi-million-dollar mistake, but it is also very memorable." Brooks received the Turing Award in 1999 and many other awards.
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    1931 April 19
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    Managing the development of OS/360 (first the compatible family hardware and then the OS)
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