WDN Logo

home-icon Home / Events on 21 March / Scott Fahlman Birthday

Scott Fahlman Birthday

Scott Fahlman Birthday - 21 March 1948

Scott Fahlman was born on 21 March, 1948

American computer scientist known for his contribution to automated planning in blocks world, the Dylan programming language, Common Lisp, natural language processing, neural networks and more.

However, Fahlman is best known as the creator of the first smiley emoticon.

Image Source: By Scott E. Fahlman's wife - SEF2007a.jpg, given to me for the Wikipedia articles, Public Domain, Link

Search

Your comments
Star icon IMPORTANT Have a question / problem? Click here to ask an expert.

How to take a printout of a screen?

Sponsored Links

Tips

How do I view a deleted web page?
Is there a way to view a deleted web page - one that is no longer available? Yes there is and the solution is quite simple. [more...]

Fact

Justin Timberlake's album, "The 20/20 Experience", sold more than 580,000 copies on iTunes in the first week of release on the online music store. [more...]

Share on Whats app Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Google plus