Ben Gurley

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Ben Gurley (December 23, 1926 – November 7, 1963) was an important figure in the history of computing. At Lincoln Labs, Gurley designed the cathode ray tube display and light-pen of the TX-0.[1] In 1959 Gurley left Lincoln Labs for DEC; he was the designer of DEC's first computer, the PDP-1.[2]


  1. ^ Ceruzzi, Paul E. (2003). History of Modern Computing, 2e. MIT Press. ISBN 9780262532037. 
  2. ^ "Computer History Museum - Restoring the DEC PDP-1 Computer Exhibit". Retrieved February 23, 2013.