Topic: compatible time sharing system

Fernando “Corby” Corbató, credited with the computer password, dies at 93

Fernando “Corby” Corbató, the creator of the first computer password, died last week. He was 93.  Corbató is widely known for democratizing the use of computers with his creation of the Compatible Time-Sharing System (CTSS) that was demonstrated in 1961.  CTSS led to the creation of the password because it introduced the ability to have individual … continue reading

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