Computers & Society/People
It is the people who make up the society. Here is a very small list of around 26 people who might be said to have contributed enormously to our modern world of Computers & Society.
By modern world we mean at least post 1990 up to the present 2008 and onwards. There is no doubt that people such as von Neumann, Turing, and so on were contributors to the discipline of Computer Science and thus directly and/or indirectly shapers of our modern Society. But they are not to be included. We want to list those who are still alive and contributing.
Each one listed here must have been significantly cited in this Wikibook and be still alive to qualify for inclusion.
Bjarne Stroustrup (computer scientist) (1950- )Edit
Tim Berners-Lee (computer scientist) (1955- )Edit
Robert Cailliau (computer scientist) (1947- )Edit
Manuel Castells (sociologist) (1942- )Edit
John Naughton (networker) (19xx-)Edit
- Listed here because he is „Professor of the Public Understanding of Technology“ at the Open University (UK)
- Basic biographical facts of his own account
Nicholas Negroponte (architect) (computer scientist) (1943- )Edit
- Listed here for One LapTop per Child, ...