William C. Lowe, the man who led the project that launched the IBM PC, died on October 19th at the age of 72. The New York Times reports that in 1980, Lowe pitched the "improbable idea" to his employers of putting together a personal computer in a year. His great success with his project surprised even IBM. Lowe's efforts led to increased collaboration in the computing industry, and the proliferation of both the "PC" name and the PC itself in the homes of millions worldwide.
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