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Sunday, June 21, 2009

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Slightly vague, Still.

Answer :
Hermann Holerith of the Computing, Tabulating and Recording Company that later became IBM.  IBM and other mainframe operators were collectively called ' Snow White and the Seven Dwarves'.

Coincidental connect : Holerith invented the punch card sorting algorithm that later became radix sort. Radix sort is explained using the Snow White and the Seven Dwarves analogy.
Go through these links : One. Two.

Cracked by Roshan, Mohit and mephisto

4 comments:

Nakki said...

IBM

mephisto said...

herman holerith founder of ibm which
was compared to other seven dwarf companies as their just as in the fairy tale

Anonymous said...

Mu-chhad Hollerith-IBM-which was called Snow White and its competitors the Seven Dwarfs

Roshan

Mohit said...

Eight major computer companies of the 1960s. IBM (founded by Herman Hollerith) being the largest called "Snow White" and the rest as "seven white dwarfs" viz. Burroughs, NCR, Control Data Corporation, Honeywell, RCA, UNIVAC and GE

Sunday, June 21, 2009

Connect



Slightly vague, Still.

Answer :
Hermann Holerith of the Computing, Tabulating and Recording Company that later became IBM.  IBM and other mainframe operators were collectively called ' Snow White and the Seven Dwarves'.

Coincidental connect : Holerith invented the punch card sorting algorithm that later became radix sort. Radix sort is explained using the Snow White and the Seven Dwarves analogy.
Go through these links : One. Two.

Cracked by Roshan, Mohit and mephisto

4 comments:

Nakki said...

IBM

mephisto said...

herman holerith founder of ibm which
was compared to other seven dwarf companies as their just as in the fairy tale

Anonymous said...

Mu-chhad Hollerith-IBM-which was called Snow White and its competitors the Seven Dwarfs

Roshan

Mohit said...

Eight major computer companies of the 1960s. IBM (founded by Herman Hollerith) being the largest called "Snow White" and the rest as "seven white dwarfs" viz. Burroughs, NCR, Control Data Corporation, Honeywell, RCA, UNIVAC and GE