Bill Moggridge

1943 - 2012

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William Grant Moggridge, RDI (25 June 1943 – 8 September 2012) was a British designer, author and educator who cofounded the design company IDEO and was director of the Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum in New York. He was a pioneer in adopting a human-centred approach in design, and championed interaction design as a mainstream design discipline (he is given credit for coining the term). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Bill Moggridge has received more than 103,078 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. Bill Moggridge is the 126th most popular computer scientist, the 3,894th most popular biography from United Kingdom and the 12th most popular British Computer Scientist.

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Among computer scientists, Bill Moggridge ranks 126 out of 205Before him are Kathleen Antonelli, Radia Perlman, Jaron Lanier, Marlyn Meltzer, Michael Stonebraker, and Charles P. Thacker. After him are Robert Tarjan, Adele Goldberg, Andy Rubin, Phil Zimmermann, Anita Borg, and Raj Reddy.

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Among people born in 1943, Bill Moggridge ranks 449Before him are Michael Stonebraker, Foppe de Haan, Charles P. Thacker, Kaoru Ikeya, Dickey Betts, and Zvonimir Vujin. After him are Vladimir Fedotov, Androulla Vassiliou, Fabrizio Poletti, Jacques-Pierre Amette, Roberto Telch, and Gail Goodrich. Among people deceased in 2012, Bill Moggridge ranks 331Before him are Susan Tyrrell, Joe South, Jerzy Kulej, Klaus Schütz, Heino Kruus, and Ralph McQuarrie. After him are Bob Welch, J. Bernlef, Rodolfo Quezada Toruño, Earl Scruggs, Héctor Camacho, and Arkady Vorobyov.

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Among people born in United Kingdom, Bill Moggridge ranks 3,894 out of 6,924Before him are Jamie Hewlett (1968), John Whitehurst (1713), Rita Tushingham (1942), James Nesbitt (1965), Ken Wharton (1916), and Charles Jarrott (1927). After him are Barnes Wallis (1887), Justin Welby (1956), Michael Portillo (1953), Daniel Sturridge (1989), Beth Gibbons (1965), and Karen Gillan (1987).


Among computer scientists born in United Kingdom, Bill Moggridge ranks 12Before him are Stephen Wolfram (1959), Robin Milner (1934), Geoffrey Hinton (1947), Gary McKinnon (1966), Richard Garriott (1961), and Karen Spärck Jones (1935). After him are Paul Graham (1964), Alan Cox (1968), Martin Fowler (1963), Sophie Wilson (1957), and Demis Hassabis (1976).