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Adele Goldberg (born July 22, 1945) is a computer scientist who wrote or co-wrote books on the programming language Smalltalk-80. In the 1970s she worked for Xerox's PARC laboratory on the Xerox Alto. According to Goldberg, Steve Jobs demanded a demonstration of the Smalltalk System, which she refused to give him. Her superiors eventually ordered her to, at which point she complied, satisfied that the decision to "give away the kitchen sink" to Jobs and his team was then their responsibility. Apple eventually used many of the ideas in the Alto and their implementations as the basis for their Macintosh desktop.

She is currently working for Neometron, Inc., of Palo Alto, California.

Goldberg was born in Cleveland, Ohio, and grew up in Chicago, Illinois. In 1994 she was inducted as a Fellow of the Association for Computing Machinery.

Selected Publications   more �

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Total Books: 9
Constructions at Work The Nature of Generalization in Language
2006 - Constructions at Work the Nature of Generalization in Language (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780199268511
ISBN-10: 0199268517
Genre: Computers & Technology
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Constructions at Work The Nature of Generalization in Language
Succeeding With Objects Decision Frameworks for Project Management
Visual Object-Oriented Programming Concepts and Environments
1995 - Visual Object-oriented Programming Concepts and Environments (Hardcover)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780131723979
ISBN-10: 0131723979
Genre: Computers & Technology
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Smalltalk 80  The Language
1989 - Smalltalk 80 the Language [Addison-Wesley Series in Computer Science] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780201136883
ISBN-10: 0201136880
Genre: Computers & Technology
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A History of Personal Workstations
1988 - A History of Personal Workstations [Acm Press History Series] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780201112597
ISBN-10: 0201112590
Genres: Computers & Technology, Substores
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1983 - Smalltalk-80 the Interactive Programming Environment [Addison-Wesley series in computer science] (Hardcover)
Smalltalk-80 The Language and its Implementation