David Simon vs Charles Simonyi

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$15 Million
Net worth 2018
$2.64 Billion
Writers
Industry
Technology
Washington D.C.
Residence
Medina, Washington
United States
Country
United States
09/02/1960
BirthDay
10/09/1948
Children
2
University of Maryland, College Park, Bethesda-Chevy Chase High School
Education
Bachelor of Arts / Science, University of California, Berkeley; Doctorate, Stanford University
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2003

Simon co-wrote and produced a number of other crime-related shows with his friend, Ed Burns, such as ‘Generation Kill’ and ‘Treme’, during the period between 2003 and 2012

2002

‘The Wire’ was a popular American drama series, produced by David Simon which premiered in 2002

2000

The show premiered on June 2, 2000 for which he approached acclaimed crime fiction authors, drug-dealers and many households

1997

‘The Corner: A Year in the Life of an Inner-City Neighborhood’ was a 1997 book, written by Simon which was also adapted to a six-part miniseries television miniseries, ‘The Corner’, in 2000

1993

The success of the book was so immense that it was eventually adapted into a television miniseries called, ‘Homicide: Life on the Street’, which ran on HBO from 1993 to 1999

1991

During this period he wrote his first book 'Homicide: A Year on the Killing Streets' which got published in 1991

1987

In 1987, the newspaper had a strike over the benefit cuts and Simon went on a leave of absence

1982

He joined work as a police reporter with the local, Maryland publication, ‘The Baltimore Sun’, where he worked from 1982 to 1995

2017

In February 2017, Simonyi gave the University of Washington Computer Science and Engineering (CSE) department $5 million towards the completion of a new building

2012

The second child, Livia Suzanne Simonyi was born in November 2012

2011

Their first child, a daughter named Lilian Simonyi, was born in February 2011

2009

On March 30, 2009 he held a phone conversation with students at the Girls' Middle School in Mountain View, CA, United States in which he said that one of the most surprising things about traveling to space was that upon returning to earth the air feels very thick, very heavy, like "breathing Pepto-Bismol

2008

In October 2008, he booked for a second trip to the ISS through Space Adventures on board Soyuz TMA-14

2007

A telebridge conversation was held on Tuesday, April 17, 2007

2004

He has funded the establishment of three professorships:In January 2004, Simonyi created the Charles Simonyi Fund for Arts and Sciences, through which Simonyi supports Seattle-area arts, science, and educational programs

2002

He left Microsoft in 2002 to co-found, with business partner Gregor Kiczales, a company called Intentional Software

1992

In the 1992 book Accidental Empires (ISBN 0-88730-855-4), Robert X

1981

In 1981, at Metcalfe's suggestion, he visited Bill Gates at Microsoft who suggested Simonyi start an applications group at Microsoft with the first application being a WYSIWYG word processor

1977

in computer science from Stanford University in 1977 with a dissertation on a software project management technique he called meta-programming

1974

He and Lampson developed Bravo, the first WYSIWYG document preparation program, which became operational in 1974

1972

in Engineering Mathematics & Statistics in 1972 under Butler Lampson

1968

He subsequently moved to the United States in 1968 to attend the University of California, Berkeley, where he earned his B

1966

He was hired by Denmark's A/S Regnecentralen in 1966 where he worked with Per Brinch Hansen and Peter Kraft on the RC 4000 minicomputer's Real-time Control System, and with Peter Naur on the GIER ALGOL compiler

1960

While in secondary school he worked part-time as a night watchman at a computer laboratory in early 1960's, overseeing a large Soviet Ural II mainframe

1948

Charles Simonyi (/sɪˈmoʊni/; Hungarian: Simonyi Károly, pronounced [ˈʃimoɲi ˈkaːroj]; born September 10, 1948), son of Károly Simonyi, is a Hungarian-born American computer programmer, businessman, and space tourist