(wcsa.world) Ray Tomlinson is credited as the inventor of email; in 1971, he developed the first system able to send mail between users on different hosts across the ARPANET, using the @ sign to link the user name with a destination server. By the mid-1970s, this was the form recognized as email.
Top 100 Global Creator - P22. Roger L. Easton, Ivan A. Getting, Bradford Parkinson – Creators of GPS
(wcsa.world) It was initially developed for use by the United States military and became fully operational in 1995. Civilian use was allowed from the 1980s. Roger L. Easton of the Naval Research Laboratory, Ivan A. Getting of The Aerospace Corporation, and Bradford Parkinson of the Applied Physics Laboratory are credited with inventing it.
(wcsa.world) Photoshop was developed in 1987 by two brothers Thomas and John Knoll, who sold the distribution license to Adobe Systems Incorporated in 1988.
(wcsa.world) Hanson’s career has focused on creating humanlike robots. Hanson's most well-known creation is Sophia, the world's first ever robot citizen.
(wcsa.world) Chester Floyd Carlson invented world's first photocopy machine.
Top 100 Global Creator - P18. Robert H. Goddard – Create and build world's first liquid-fueled rocket
(wcsa.world) Robert Hutchings Goddard (October 5, 1882 – August 10, 1945) was an American engineer, professor, physicist, and inventor who is credited with creating and building the world's first liquid-fueled rocket.
(wcsa.world) Stroustrup is best known for his work on C++. In 1979, he began developing C++ (initially called "C with Classes"). In his own words, he "invented C++, wrote its early definitions, and produced its first implementation [...] chose and formulated the design criteria for C++.
(wcsa.world) Aspdin called the product Portland cement because set mortar made from it resembled “the best Portland stone".
(wcsa.world) He conceived the idea for a self-service machine dispensing cash whilst lying in the bath. He was considering the problem of bank opening hours, having turned up at a bank after closing time one day and found himself unable to withdraw money.
(wcsa.world) Momofuku Ando was the founder of the Japanese food product company called ‘Nissin Food Products Co. Ltd.’ He also invented the concept of instant noodles, cup noodles and instant ramen which became famous as the cheapest and most convenient food.