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September 10, 2014

Asterisks

devadutta @ 9:47 am, GMT +0000 ( 1410342446 ) Play
2014-09-15

Great question from Manish Achuth.

He created something in 1963, in order to ensure some compartmentalization so that people didn’t have to live in a communal setting. Despite many faults, there is still no widely used substitute.

Title is a BIG hint

Cracked by: Sumanth Patlolla , s m muneer ali , Rogi and Manish Achuth

Answer:
Fernando Corbató. He came up with the password.
Source – http://blogs.wsj.com/digits/2014/05/21/the-man-behind-the-first-computer-password-its-become-a-nightmare/

Points assigned by AutoRaja. Review by lazy humans pending.

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