Born May 19th, 1942. Died 1994. The creator of the CP/M operating system and founder of Digital Research. Gary was the first person to interface a disk system to a microcomputer and create an operating system for it. He changed what had previously been a circuit designed for process control applications into a fully functional computer.
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History archive of firm founded by Gary and Dorothy Kildall (nee McEwen) in 1974, which soon became the first successful PC OS company. Tributes to the Kildalls, information on CP/M, MS/PC-DOS, Caldera v. Microsoft, many related topics.
Eulogy of Gary Kildall
By Tom Rolander. Discusses Mr. Kildall's contributions to computing.
Wikipedia: Gary Kildall
Encyclopedia article, with links to many related topics.
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