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Home Technology News Pixel inventor Russell Kirsch dead at 91 – Australian Associated Press

Pixel inventor Russell Kirsch dead at 91 – Australian Associated Press


Russell Kirsch, a computer scientist credited with inventing the pixel and scanning the world’s first digital photograph, has died aged 91 at his home in Portland, Oregon.

Pixels, the digital dots used to display photos, video and more on phone and computer screens, were not an obvious innovation in 1957, when Kirsch created a small black-and-white digital image of his son, Walden, as an infant. That was among the first images ever scanned into a computer,…



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