Born May 19th, 1942. Died 1994. The creator of the CP/M operating system and founder of Digital Research. Gary was the first person to interface a disk system to a microcomputer and create an operating system for it. He changed what had previously been a circuit designed for process control applications into a fully functional computer.
History archive of firm founded by Gary and Dorothy Kildall (nee McEwen) in 1974, which soon became the first successful PC OS company. Tributes to the Kildalls, information on CP/M, MS/PC-DOS, Caldera v. Microsoft, many related topics.
By Tom Rolander. Discusses Mr. Kildall's contributions to computing.
Encyclopedia article, with links to many related topics.
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