Bill Kennedy (computer scientist)

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William P. "Bill" Kennedy, born 1951, is the former editor-in-chief of A+ Publishing, including MacComputing, A+, and PC Games magazines. Kennedy was an early participant in Real World Interface (RWI) along with Grinnell More, inventor of the PackBot. When RWI combined with Colin Engle, Joe Jones and Helen Greiner of ISRobotics to form iRobot.[1] Kennedy went on to co-found, along with CEO Jeanne Dietsch, ActivMedia Robotics (later MobileRobots Inc.) where he led development efforts for the Pioneer series, the reference platform for research robots.[2] As of 2010 he is chief technical officer of MobileRobots Inc.[1]

Bill Kennedy is a co-author, with Chuck Musciano, of HTML: The Definitive Guide[3] and HTML & XHTML: The Definitive Guide by O'Reilly Media,[4]


  1. ^ a b Bill Kennedy: Biography, O'Reilly Media.
  2. ^ "Pioneer P3-DX". MobileRobots. Retrieved 2011-04-08. 
  3. ^ Chuck Musciano; Bill Kennedy (1998-09-08). HTML, the definitive guide. O'Reilly Media. ISBN 978-1-56592-492-5. 
  4. ^ Chuck Musciano; Bill Kennedy (2006-10-08). HTML & XHTML: The Definitive Guide: The Definitive Guide. O'Reilly Media. ISBN 978-0-596-52732-7. 

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