Bruce Lawrence Horn
(b. 1960 ) was a programmer with Apple Computer
and the creator of the Macintosh Finder
and the Macintosh Resource Manager
. His signature is amongst those molded to the case of the Macintosh 128K
He received an M.S. and Ph.D. from Carnegie-Mellon University
in Computer Science, graduating in 1994, and a B.S. in Mathematical Sciences from Stanford University
Horn was a student in the Learning Research Group (1973-1981), where Smalltalk
was developed. While there, he worked on various projects including the NoteTaker, a portable Smalltalk machine, and wrote the initial Dorado Smalltalk microcode for Smalltalk.
He owns, and programs software for, Ingenuity Software. He is employed with Powerset
as the principal development manager of the Natural Language Technology group. Powerset was acquired by Microsoft in the fall of 2008 and is part of Live Search.
Dr. Horn serves on the board of advisors of The Hyperwords Company Ltd of the UK, which works to make the web more usefully interactive and which has produced the free Firefox Add-On called 'Hyperwords
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