Richard Brodie (programmer)

Richard Brodie
Richard Reeves Brodie (born November 10, 1959) is an American computer programmer and author.wikipedia
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Microsoft Word

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He was the original creator of Microsoft Word.
Simonyi started work on a word processor called Multi-Tool Word and soon hired Richard Brodie, a former Xerox intern, who became the primary software engineer.

Microsoft Notepad

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In addition to primary authorship of Microsoft Word, Brodie wrote Microsoft's first C compiler, the original version of Notepad, and Word for the IBM PC Jr.
Microsoft introduced Multi-Tool Notepad, a mouse-based text editor written by Richard Brodie, with the $195 Microsoft Mouse in May 1983 at the Spring COMDEX computer expo in Atlanta.

Memetics

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Virus of the Mind explored the new field of memetics, but from a practical point of view.
However, the foundation of memetics in its full modern incarnation originated in the publication in 1996 of two books by authors outside the academic mainstream: Virus of the Mind: The New Science of the Meme by former Microsoft executive turned motivational speaker and professional poker-player, Richard Brodie, and Thought Contagion: How Belief Spreads Through Society by Aaron Lynch, a mathematician and philosopher who worked for many years as an engineer at Fermilab.

Identity (game show)

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He appeared on NBC's game show Identity and played himself in the movie The Grand.
Richard Brodie, the original author of Microsoft Word

The Grand (film)

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He appeared on NBC's game show Identity and played himself in the movie The Grand.
Richard Brodie

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Richard Reeves Brodie (born November 10, 1959) is an American computer programmer and author.

Programmer

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Richard Reeves Brodie (born November 10, 1959) is an American computer programmer and author.

Motivational speaker

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After leaving Microsoft, Brodie became a motivational speaker and authored two bestselling books.

Newton, Massachusetts

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Brodie was born in Newton, Massachusetts, the older son of Mary Ann Brodie and Richard Brodie, a child psychologist.

Newton South High School

He graduated from Newton South High School and entered Harvard College in the fall of 1977 concentrating in applied mathematics with an emphasis on computer science.

Harvard College

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He graduated from Newton South High School and entered Harvard College in the fall of 1977 concentrating in applied mathematics with an emphasis on computer science.

Palo Alto, California

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Brodie left Harvard after his sophomore year and moved to Palo Alto, CA to work for Xerox Corporation's Advanced Systems Division (ASD), where he met Charles Simonyi and helped develop the Bravo X word processor for the Alto computer.

Xerox

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Brodie left Harvard after his sophomore year and moved to Palo Alto, CA to work for Xerox Corporation's Advanced Systems Division (ASD), where he met Charles Simonyi and helped develop the Bravo X word processor for the Alto computer.

Charles Simonyi

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Brodie left Harvard after his sophomore year and moved to Palo Alto, CA to work for Xerox Corporation's Advanced Systems Division (ASD), where he met Charles Simonyi and helped develop the Bravo X word processor for the Alto computer.

Microsoft

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Simonyi became a mentor to Brodie while at Xerox and took Brodie with him when he moved to Microsoft in 1981.

Bill Gates

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Brodie's success as a programmer brought him to the attention of Bill Gates, who made Brodie his technical assistant in 1983.

Microsoft Access

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Brodie left Microsoft after the company went public in 1986, but returned in 1991 as Chief Software Designer and Lead Developer of the Omega project, which would be released as Microsoft Access in 1992.

Grand Central Publishing

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The book became a regional bestseller and was republished by Warner Books.

Hay House

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Hay House bought the rights to both books and currently publishes them.

The Oprah Winfrey Show

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Brodie's books and the subsequent book tours landed him interviews on both The Oprah Winfrey Show and Phil Donahue.

The Phil Donahue Show

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Brodie's books and the subsequent book tours landed him interviews on both The Oprah Winfrey Show and Phil Donahue.

Poker

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In 2003 he joined the professional poker circuit.

World Series of Poker

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He has finished in the money in five World Series of Poker events and six World Poker Tours.

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Until Black Friday, he played as a Full Tilt Poker pro under the screen name Quiet Lion.

Full Tilt Poker

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Until Black Friday, he played as a Full Tilt Poker pro under the screen name Quiet Lion.