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Russell Kirsch, inventor of the pixel, dies in Oregon at the age of 91

Russell Kirsch, a computer scientist credited with inventing the pixel and scanning the world’s first digital photo, died on August 11 at his Portland home at the age of 91. Kirsch was born in Manhattan in 1929 to Jewish immigrants from Russia and Hungary. Kirsch was educated at New York University’s Bronx High School of Science, Harvard, and MIT, and …

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