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Steve Jobs: 1955-2011

Steve Jobs, the legendary Apple co-founder, has died at the age of 56. Jobs’ influence on technology started with the early days of the personal computer and continued through the mobile revolution, as Apple’s Mac, iPod, iPhone and iPad brought the company back to the forefront of the industry and ultimately made Apple the most… Read More

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Michael Hart, inventor of the eBook, dies at age 64

Tacoma native and electronic book pioneer Michael S. Hart has died at the age of 64. Before Kindle, Nook or iPad entered the lexicon, Hart was tinkering with electronic books. In 1971 at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Hart created Project Gutenberg with the goal of making electronic copies of books available to the public. It became… Read More