Information pioneers

June 2010

BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT, shares the stories of five Information Pioneers who truly enabled the information society.

Ortis Deley - Ada Lovelace
Ortis Deley presents a profile of Ada Lovelace, the woman who had the vision to imagine the first computer programme.

Miranda Raison - Hedy Lamarr
Miranda Raison presents Hedy Lamarr, the Hollywood actress who co-invented frequency hopping. 

Phil Tufnell - Sir Clive Sinclair
Phil Tufnell presents Sir Clive Sinclair, the man who helped to bring computers into our homes.

Kate Russell - Alan Turing
Kate Russell presents Alan Turing, who, amongst his many innovations in the world of computer science, also had the vision to give us the basis of artificial intelligence.

Dom Joly - Sir Tim Berners-Lee
Dom Joly presents Sir Tim Berners-Lee, the man who invented the world wide web and all of the freedom that comes with it.

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