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Magere Hein

Posted 06 September 2014 - 01:41 PM

View Posttime, on 06 September 2014 - 08:26 AM, said:

Andrew Kay, inventor of the early 'portable' computer the Kaypro II has died aged 95. He also invented the Digital Voltmeter.

A programmer friend of mine had one of those. He called it his luggable.

regards,
Hein

time

Posted 06 September 2014 - 08:26 AM

Andrew Kay, inventor of the early 'portable' computer the Kaypro II has died aged 95. He also invented the Digital Voltmeter.

Bibliogryphon

Posted 03 September 2014 - 12:20 PM

View PostBibliogryphon, on 13 March 2014 - 12:45 PM, said:

"Bibliogryphon, please will you post another irrelevant list that no-one is interested in?"

Go on then you twisted my arm.

The Royal Society of Chemistry was formed in 1980 from the merger of two previous societies. The post of President is held for two years and therefore there are quite a few people who might make good picks and all should get at least a broadsheet obituary but if not I am a member of the society and they will get one in Chemistry World. Harry Kroto is probably the only one who would be mentioned on the news though.

There are 11 surviving past presidents and the current president (who...

gcreptile

Posted 05 August 2014 - 12:06 PM

View PostMagere Hein, on 05 August 2014 - 12:02 PM, said:

View Postgcreptile, on 05 August 2014 - 11:45 AM, said:

Yoshiki Sakai dead at 52. His results on stem-cell research were apparently fabricated and he committed suicide:

http...

Magere Hein

Posted 05 August 2014 - 12:02 PM

View Postgcreptile, on 05 August 2014 - 11:45 AM, said:

Yoshiki Sakai dead at 52. His results on stem-cell research were apparently fabricated and he committed suicide:

http://www.huffingto..._n_5649791.html

A bit drastic, but it's the Japanese way.

regards,
Hein

gcreptile

Posted 05 August 2014 - 11:45 AM

Yoshiki Sakai dead at 52. His results on stem-cell research were apparently fabricated and he committed suicide:

http://www.huffingto..._n_5649791.html

Bibliogryphon

Posted 01 August 2014 - 12:33 PM

View PostBibliogryphon, on 13 March 2014 - 12:45 PM, said:

"Bibliogryphon, please will you post another irrelevant list that no-one is interested in?"

Go on then you twisted my arm.

The Royal Society of Chemistry was formed in 1980 from the merger of two previous societies. The post of President is held for two years and therefore there are quite a few people who might make good picks and all should get at least a broadsheet obituary but if not I am a member of the society and they will get one in Chemistry World. Harry Kroto is probably the only one who would be mentioned on the news though.

There are 11 surviving past presidents and the current president (who...

Estuarian Float

Posted 19 June 2014 - 09:23 PM

Stephanie Kwolek, Inventor of Kevlar, age 90

http://www.delawareo...-dies/10899995/

TAFKAG

Posted 03 June 2014 - 07:35 AM

View PostSpade_Cooley, on 23 February 2011 - 09:44 PM, said:

View PostTAFKAG, on Nov 13 2010, 09:38 PM, said:

Didn't realise that the MDMA (and many other psychoactive drugs) 'inventor' Alexander Shulgin was still around, an estimated "4,000 psychedelic experiences" down the line,...

Guest

Posted 22 May 2014 - 01:38 AM

The man who invented the Global Positioning System, (GPS) ,Roger Lee Easton, has died http://www.vnews.com...r-lee-easton-sr

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