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Charles Thacker, who helped design earliest computer, dies at 74

Thursday, June 15, 2017 - 05:50

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In the 1970s, Mr Thacker was part of a group that designed the first modern personal computer, the Alto.

New York

CHARLES Thacker, an electrical engineer who played an early, central role in some of the most important ideas in personal computing and computer networking, died on Monday at his home in Palo Alto, California. He was 74.

His daughter Christine Thacker said the cause was

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