Dr. John Warnock co-founded Adobe with Chuck Geschke, and the inclusion of their PostScript page description language in Apple’s LaserWriter sparked the desktop publishing revolution.
Gordon Moore, the Intel co-founder, CEO, and chairman, has died. His role in founding two of the world’s pioneering semiconductor companies cements him as one of the most influential people in the history of technology.
It’s a good news/bad news week. On the plus side, Apple finally fixed the bug that prevented Mail from following links to named anchors, making our table of contents links clickable again. Sadly, however, we mourn a steadfast friend of TidBITS who was responsible for ensuring that all TidBITS staffers could cover the just-released iPad.
Dr. Charles Geschke co-founded Adobe and changed the world of publishing forever. He may be gone, but his legacy lives on.
Larry Tesler, a pioneering computer scientist and long-time Apple executive, has died at age 74. Adam Engst shares a few of Tesler’s achievements and the full text of a 1997 email conversation they had on a private mailing list when Tesler was Apple’s Internet czar.