Famous Japanese Computer Scientists

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Shigeru Miyamoto
(Video Game Designer, Artist)
Shigeru Miyamoto
Birthdate: November 16, 1952
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Sonobe
Japanese game designer Shigeru Miyamoto is the man behind games such as Super Mario, The Legend of Zelda, and Donkey Kong. He has been the general manager and senior MD at Nintendo and now serves as its representative director and creative fellow. He avoids appearing on TV or giving autographs.
Yukihiro Matsumoto
(Japanese Computer Scientist and Programmer Who Introduced the 'Ruby Programming Language')
Yukihiro Matsumoto
Birthdate: April 14, 1965
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Ōsaka Prefecture

Japanese computer scientist Yukihiro Matsumoto, better known as Matz, soared to fame for designing the Ruby programming language. He works for the open-source company Netlab.jp and has created many open-source products, such as cmail. He has also worked as a missionary for the LDS Church.