Neil Papworth sent the first ever text message in 1991 when working as a technician. The message red “Merry Christmas”.
Category Archives: Computing
Joanna Chorley (1925-2019) worked at the code cracking centre Bletchley Park during WW2 on the worlds first electronic computer – Colossus.
Joseph Clement: engineering technician
Joseph Clement (1779-1844) was a machinist and engineer and the man Charles Babbage approached to build the worlds first computer but confusion over Clement’s status, technician or collaborator, meant the computer was never finished.