Arnold Meyer Spielberg
February 6, 1917
Cincinnati, Ohio, U.S.
|Died||August 25, 2020 (aged 103)|
|Resting place||Westwood Memorial Park Cemetery|
|Known for||GE-200 series|
|Awards||Computer Pioneer Award (2006)|
He was known for his help "to real-time data acquisition and recording that significantly contributed to the definition of modern feedback and control processes". For General Electric he designed, with his colleague Charles Propster, the GE-225 in 1959. He said that his greatest contribution was to be the first computer-controlled "point of sale" cash register.
He was the father of movie director Steven Spielberg.
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- "Arnold M. Spielberg". computer.org.
- "A Portrait of the GE Computer Department". smecc.org.
- "It's BASIC: Arnold Spielberg and the Birth of... - GE Reports". gereports.com. Archived from the original on May 3, 2015. Retrieved February 23, 2017.
- "A close encounter with Steven Spielberg's dad - Hollywood". Jewish Journal.
- Arnold Spielberg, Father of Steven Spielberg, Dies at 103