BORYS MALYNOVSKY’S 100th BIRTH ANNIVERSARY | History of Computing in Ukraine

BORYS MALYNOVSKY’S 100th BIRTH ANNIVERSARY

On August 24, 2021 and on the 30th anniversary of Ukraine's Independence, we mark 100th birth anniversary of Borys Mykolayovych Malynovsky, a remarkable person, an outstanding scientist, and a corresponding member of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine. In early 60s, he promoted Ukrainian science with a pioneer design of semi-conductor computer "Dnipro", which became at that time the best development of its kind.

Borys Mykolayovych had an interesting life. He went through the war where he was wounded twice, stood at the origins of computer science and technology in Ukraine. For more than half of a century Borys Mykolayovych worked at the Institute of Cybernetics, was personally acquainted with the legendary personalities of that era and, in addition, was a great writer and an amazing narrator who did a lot for preserving the history of computer technology in Ukraine, the achievements and people who stood behind them.

Borys Malynovsky's numerous books tell about a 30 years period of development of the computer technology (in 40s - 70s of the XX century) which was full of amazing hard work and unprecedented achievements. For many years he chaired an academician’s round table at the Kyiv House of Scientists of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine. Since 1998, on his initiative, the website and the museum at the Kyiv House of Scientists was created devoted to the history and development of the computer technology in Ukraine.

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