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Old 8th February 2011
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Default DEC founder Ken Olsen is dead

From http://www.channelregister.co.uk/201...er_olsen_dead/

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Obituary: Ken Olsen, the founder of minicomputer and client/server company Digital Equipment Corporation (DEC) died on Sunday. He was 84 years-old.

Olsen started out a maverick, pioneered and drove the minicomputer and supermini revolutions, and then became a dinosaur. But unlike many other senior DEC executives he remains a much-loved and revered figure based on what he did and even taking into account what he stopped DEC from doing.
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