Alan Kay

Computer Scientist Alan Kay Full Name: Alan Kay


Profession: Computer Scientist
Why Famous: Known for his contributions to object-oriented programming and graphical user interfaces, which form the visual basis of all modern operating systems.

While working at Xerox PARC he helped develop the Smalltalk programming language.

Born: May 17, 1940 (78 years old)
Star Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Springfield, Massachusetts, USA

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