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Guglielmo Marconi (1874-1937)
Italian inventor of the radio. developed wireless transmitter signals using electromagnetic waves.
John Logie Baird (1888-1946)
Scottish inventor who invented the television and the first recording device.
Enrico Fermi (1901-1954)
Italian scientist who developed the nuclear reactor
J. Robert Oppenheimer (1904-1967)
United States - Atomic bomb.
Alan Turing (1912-1954)
He developed the Turing machine, capable of automating processes. It could be adapted to simulate the logic of any computer algorithm
Robert Noyce (1927-1990)
A he invented the microchip or integrated circuit. He filed for a patent in 1959. The microchip fueled the computer revolution.
James Dyson (1947)
British entrepreneur. He developed the bag-less vacuum cleaner using Dual Cyclone action.
Timothy Berners-Lee (1955)
Invented the World Wide Web