List of famous people who majored in computer science and mathematics, including photos when available. This list of famous computer science and mathematics majors is ordered loosely by relevance, meaning the most well-known people are at the top. This list includes popular actors, musicians, athletes and more that majored or minored in computer science and mathematics. You can find various bits of information below, such as what year the person was born and what their profession is. If you're looking for a particular celebrity who majored in computer science and mathematics you can use the "search" bar to find a specific name.
List is made up of people like Masi Oka and Guido van Rossum.This list answers the questions, "Which celebrities were computer science and mathematics majors?" and "Which famous people studied computer science and mathematics?"
Guido van Rossum is a Dutch computer programmer who is best known as the author of the Python programming language. In the Python community, Van Rossum is known as a "Benevolent Dictator For Life", meaning that he continues to oversee the Python development process, making decisions where necessary. He was employed by Google from 2005 until 7 December 2012, where he spent half his time developing the Python language. In January 2013, Van Rossum started working for Dropbox. ...more on Wikipedia
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Masayori "Masi" Oka is a Japanese-American actor and digital effects artist. He became widely known for his role on NBC's Heroes as Hiro Nakamura. ...more on Wikipedia
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Richard Channing Garfield is an American game designer and mathematician. Garfield created Magic: The Gathering, which is considered to be the the first modern collectible card game. Magic debuted in 1993, and its success spawned many imitations. Garfield oversaw the successful growth of Magic and followed it with other exceptional game designs. Garfield also designed the CCGs Netrunner, BattleTech, Vampire: The Eternal Struggle, Star Wars Trading Card Game, the card game The Great Dalmuti, and the board game RoboRally. He also created a variation of the game Hearts called Complex hearts. Garfield first became passionate about games when he played the roleplaying game Dungeons & Dragons, so ...more on Wikipedia
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