IBM – International Business Machines Corporation

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IBM – International Business Machines Corporation

IBM – International Business Machines Corporation, also known under the pseudonym Big Blue, was founded on June 16, 1911. Initially, the company was involved in the production of everyday items, such as scales, meat slicers and other appliances. From 1924, was involved in the production of equipment for perforated cards. Later, the company devoted itself to information technology. Produced and sold computer equipment, software and services. With assets of USD 120.4 billion and 355,776 employees, it is today one of the largest companies in the world. Her main achievements include the creation of a compact IBM PC in 1981. These devices have become the most popular type of microcomputers on the electronics market. Their success ensured not only a low price, but also a high degree of compatibility. In 2004, IBM stopped producing computers. The last step was the sale of ThinkPad notebooks to the Chinese company Lenovo.

Charles Lutwidge Dodgson – British mathematician, logician, writer

Charles Lutwidge Dodgson

Charles Lutwidge Dodgson РBritish mathematician, logician, writer

Charles Lutwidge Dodgson РBritish mathematician, logician, writer РIn 27.01.1832 was born Charles L. Dodgson, a British mathematician, logician, photographer and writer. Known under the pseudonym Lewis Carroll. His book about the adventures of Alice in Wonderland are among the most read works in the world.