Slashdot Items Tagged "obit"

Date / Time Story
Monday February 08, 2016 @10:47AM Meteorite Strike Kills Man In India
Friday February 05, 2016 @07:16PM Apollo Astronaut Edgar Mitchell, Sixth Man On the Moon, Dies At 85
Friday January 29, 2016 @08:19AM German Inventor, Innovator and Businessman Artur Fischer Dies At Age of 96
Tuesday January 26, 2016 @08:34AM Marvin Minsky, Pioneer In Artificial Intelligence, Dies at 88
Saturday January 23, 2016 @04:27PM Software Hall of Fame Member Ed Yourdon Dies
Thursday January 14, 2016 @02:14PM RIP Alan Rickman, AKA Hans Gruber, Severus Snape
Thursday January 14, 2016 @09:35AM Ann Caracristi, Who Cracked Codes, and the Glass Ceiling At NSA, Dies At 94
Saturday December 26, 2015 @10:41PM Sci-Fi Screenwriter and Author George Clayton Johnson Dead At 86
Monday November 30, 2015 @07:38AM Creator of Relay On BITNET, Predecessor of IRC, Dies
Tuesday November 03, 2015 @09:58AM Gateway Computer Co-Founder Mike Hammond Dead At 53
Friday October 23, 2015 @04:52PM RIP: Prolific Amazon Customer Reviewer Harriet Klausner (1952-2015)
Sunday October 18, 2015 @08:25PM "Father of the Space Shuttle" George Mueller Dies At 97
Monday September 21, 2015 @10:32AM RIP: Tech Advocate and Obama Advisor Jake Brewer
Thursday September 10, 2015 @01:11PM Sultan of Sound, Dr. James Flanagan, Passed Away Aged 89
Sunday August 30, 2015 @11:16PM Brain Cancer Claims Horror Maestro Wes Craven At 76
Sunday August 30, 2015 @03:45PM Neurologist and Author Oliver Sacks Dead at 82
Thursday August 20, 2015 @07:22AM Former Rep. Louis Stokes, the Man Who Saved the Space Station, Dies At Age 90
Thursday July 30, 2015 @11:29AM James Jude, MD Co-inventor of CPR, Dies At 87
Tuesday July 21, 2015 @11:26AM Dieter Moebius, Electronic Music Pioneer, Dead at 71
Friday July 17, 2015 @05:20PM Famed Aircraft Designer James Bede Dies
Sunday July 12, 2015 @07:35PM Satoru Iwata, Head of Nintendo, Has Died At 55
Tuesday June 30, 2015 @11:09AM SMS Co-Inventor Matti Makkonen Dead At 63
Tuesday June 23, 2015 @09:06AM Movie Composer James Horner Dies In Plane Crash
Monday May 04, 2015 @08:23PM SurveyMonkey's CEO Dies While Vacationing With Wife Sheryl Sandberg
Thursday April 30, 2015 @01:30PM Paul Hudak, Co-creator of Haskell, Has Died
Thursday March 12, 2015 @10:50AM Sir Terry Pratchett Succumbs To "the Embuggerance," Aged 66
Sunday January 11, 2015 @08:48AM NASA's New Horizons To Arrive At Pluto With Clyde Tombaugh's Ashes
Friday December 19, 2014 @07:36PM Calculus Textbook Author James Stewart Has Died
Tuesday November 18, 2014 @08:33AM Mathematics Great Alexander Grothendieck Dies At 86
Sunday November 16, 2014 @06:59PM Battlestar Galactica Creator Glen A. Larson Dead At 77
Saturday November 15, 2014 @09:11AM R. A. Montgomery, Creator of the "Choose Your Own Adventure" Books, Dead At 78
Friday August 29, 2014 @07:18PM Hal Finney, PGP and Bitcoin Pioneer, Dies At 58
Tuesday July 22, 2014 @07:27AM Heinz Zemanek Passes At 94
Thursday June 19, 2014 @08:00AM HUGO Winning Author Daniel Keyes Has Died
Tuesday June 03, 2014 @11:59AM 'Godfather of Ecstasy,' Chemist Sasha Shulgin Dies Aged 88
Sunday April 20, 2014 @01:13AM RIP, NASA Moon Landing Engineer John C. Houbolt
Tuesday February 25, 2014 @08:26AM Harold Ramis Dies At 69
Thursday February 20, 2014 @05:10PM Jim Weirich, Creator of Rake, Has Passed Away
Thursday January 16, 2014 @12:15PM Telescope Designer and Astronomer John Dobson, 1915-2014
Tuesday December 24, 2013 @08:32AM Mikhail Kalashnikov: Inventor of AK-47 Dies At 94
Thursday December 05, 2013 @05:14PM Nelson Mandela Dead At 95
Sunday November 17, 2013 @06:30PM Skydiving Accident Leaves Security Guru Cedric 'Sid' Blancher Dead At 37
Thursday October 10, 2013 @03:32PM Mercury Astronaut Scott Carpenter Dies At 88
Thursday September 19, 2013 @11:06AM Visionary Nintendo President Yamauchi Dies
Wednesday September 11, 2013 @11:16PM He Fixed 300,000+ Machines - America's Oldest Typewriter Repairman Dies At 96
Friday September 06, 2013 @05:16PM Man Killed By His Own Radio-Controlled Helicopter In Brooklyn
Tuesday September 03, 2013 @09:20AM Sci-Fi Great Frederik Pohl Passes Away At 93
Friday July 26, 2013 @05:24PM Famed ATM Hacker Barnaby Jack Dies Days Before Black Hat Conference
Friday July 12, 2013 @05:17PM Sound Engineer and Entrepreneur Amar Bose Dead At 83
Tuesday June 25, 2013 @09:18AM Science Fiction and Fantasy Author Richard Matheson Dead At 87
Friday June 21, 2013 @07:25PM Citrix Founder and Key OS/2 Player Ed Iacobucci Dead At 59
Sunday June 16, 2013 @09:45PM Microsoft Antitrust Judge Thomas Penfield Jackson Dead at 76
Tuesday June 04, 2013 @09:14AM Indian FOSS Evangelist Atul Chitnis Dead At 51
Saturday June 01, 2013 @06:51AM Oculus VR Co-founder Andrew Reisse Killed In Auto Collision
Thursday May 30, 2013 @10:31AM Writer Jack Vance Dead At 96
Monday April 08, 2013 @05:57PM Margaret Thatcher Dies At 87
Thursday April 04, 2013 @04:32PM Film Critic Roger Ebert Dead at 70 Of Cancer
Tuesday February 26, 2013 @08:48AM Doctor Who's Dalek Designer Dies At 84
Saturday February 09, 2013 @09:24PM John E. Karlin, Who Led the Way To All-Digit Dialing, Dies At 94
Friday February 08, 2013 @06:38PM Slate's Mini-Biography of Aaron Swartz
Thursday December 27, 2012 @08:29AM Gerry Anderson, Co-Creator of Thunderbirds, Dies
Tuesday November 27, 2012 @09:49AM Pioneering Transplant Surgeon Joseph Murray Dead at 93
Saturday October 20, 2012 @04:25AM Stanford Ovshinsky, Hybrid Car Battery Inventor, Has Died
Thursday October 11, 2012 @11:11AM Prince of Sealand Dies At 91
Tuesday September 11, 2012 @07:27AM Bill Moggridge, GRiD Compass Designer, Dies
Saturday August 25, 2012 @02:22PM Astronaut Neil Armstrong Has Died
Tuesday July 24, 2012 @07:55AM Sally Ride Takes Her Final Flight
Thursday April 05, 2012 @10:29AM RIP, Electric Amplifier Inventor Jim Marshall, 'Father of Loud'
Friday February 24, 2012 @07:11PM Inventor of the Modern Pinball Machine Dies At 100
Tuesday January 17, 2012 @10:01AM Programming Prodigy Arfa Karim Passes Away At 16
Tuesday January 03, 2012 @09:43AM Bob Anderson, the Man Behind Vader's Lightsaber, Dies at 89
Saturday December 31, 2011 @06:21PM John McCarthy, Discoverer of Lisp, Has Passed Away
Tuesday December 20, 2011 @09:11AM Majel Roddenberry Dies At 76
Sunday December 18, 2011 @10:35PM North Korean Dictator Kim Jong Il Dead at 70
Thursday November 24, 2011 @09:49AM Anne McCaffrey Passes Away At 85
Tuesday October 18, 2011 @06:53AM California Declares Today "Steve Jobs Day"
Thursday October 13, 2011 @11:49AM Dennis Ritchie, Creator of C Programming Language, Passed Away
Wednesday October 05, 2011 @10:57PM Steve Jobs Dead At 56
Tuesday September 27, 2011 @10:07AM Doritos Creator Art West Dead at 97
Tuesday July 19, 2011 @01:41AM Borders Books, Dead At 40
Thursday June 30, 2011 @03:03PM Early UNIX Contributor Robert Morris Dead at 78
Monday June 20, 2011 @07:20PM Analog Designer Bob Pease Dies In Car Crash
Saturday June 04, 2011 @01:29AM Jack Kevorkian Dead at 83
Thursday May 26, 2011 @11:49AM NY Times Corrects 112-Year-Old Obituary
Sunday May 01, 2011 @10:26PM Osama Bin Laden Reported Dead, Body In US Hands
Sunday April 24, 2011 @11:53AM Father of the CD, Norio Ohga, Dead At 81
Tuesday April 19, 2011 @10:21PM Doctor Who's Elisabeth Sladen (Sarah Jane) Dies at 63
Saturday March 19, 2011 @09:51AM Cognitive Scientist David Rumelhart Dies At 68
Friday December 31, 2010 @05:04PM R2-D2 Creator Grant McCune Dead At 67
Monday November 29, 2010 @01:04PM Actor Leslie Nielsen Dies at 84
Monday November 29, 2010 @12:46PM Empire Strikes Back Director Irvin Kershner Dies at 87
Tuesday August 24, 2010 @04:46PM Jack Horkheimer, 'The Star Hustler,' Dies At 72
Sunday May 23, 2010 @12:28AM Science Luminary Martin Gardner Dead at 95
Thursday April 01, 2010 @10:23PM Ed Roberts, Personal Computer Pioneer, 1941-2010
Wednesday March 31, 2010 @12:18PM Stand and Deliver Teacher Jaime Escalante Dies
Saturday February 13, 2010 @04:43PM Father of the Frisbee Dies At 90
Sunday April 20, 2008 @11:28PM Edward Lorenz, Father of Chaos Theory, Dies at 90