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Willis Ware, Who Helped Build Blueprint For Computer Design, Dies at 93


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Electrical engineer Willis H. Ware.

Electrical engineer Willis H. Ware in 1962. The computer will touch men everywhere and in every way, almost on a minute-to-minute basis, he wrote in 1966.

Credit: Rand Corporation

Willis H. Ware, an electrical engineer who in the late 1940s helped build a machine that would become a blueprint for computer design in the 20th century, and who later played an important role in defining the importance of personal privacy in the information age, died on Nov. 22 at his home in Santa Monica, Calif. He was 93.

 

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