Category: In Memoriam

In this blog, we discuss cognitive computing and other technologies with a focus on supply chain management and innovation. Other topics of discussion include digital enterprise transformation, marketing, the Internet of Things, and smart cities. Our goal is to advance the public discussion about how cognitive computing and other advanced technologies affect the world in which we live.

Bradd C. Hayes is the active editor of this blog.


In Memoriam: C. Gordon Bell

“The history of computers goes back over 200 years,” writes history journalist Timothy Williamson. “At first theorized by mathematicians and entrepreneurs, during the 19th century mechanical calculating machines were designed and built

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In Memoriam: Jim Simons

James Harris Simons, a math professor turned hedge fund founder who recently passed away, once stated, “Past performance is the best predictor of success.” Better known as Jim to friends and colleagues,

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In Memoriam: Henry Kissinger

Few scholars and/or statesmen gain the notoriety and respect achieved by Henry Kissinger, who died yesterday at the age of 100. To understand how much of modern history through which personally he

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In Memoriam: Tony Bennett

The last time Tony Bennett took the stage was in 2021, when he appeared with Lady Gaga at Radio City Music Hall. The show was titled “One Last Time.” When he passed

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In Memoriam: David Crosby

Most people are familiar with Don McClean’s ballad “American Pie,” whose lyrics include, “Long long time ago, I can still remember how that music used to make me smile. … But something

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In Memoriam: Colin Luther Powell

Former Secretary of State; former Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff; former National Security Advisor; former Four-Star General; and reluctant warrior Colin Luther Powell passed away yesterday at the age of

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In Memoriam: Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Because of her impact on American society, Ruth Bader Ginsburg (sometimes affectionately referred to RBG) became a cultural icon. She joins a handful of towering government figures who are instantly recognizable only

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