Japanese video game programmer, designer and businessman known for popular games such as EarthBound, Balloon Fight, Kirby, Pokémon, Super Smash Bros. He also was Nintendo’s fourth president and CEO.
As per the creator, Robert Morris, the Morris worm unleashed on November 2, 1988 was intended to measure the size of the Internet. It, however, caused upto a million dollars in damage. Morris was fined $10,000 with 3 years probation and 400 hours community service. [more...]