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Jef Raskin

Jef RaskinBorn: 9-Mar-1943
Birthplace: New York City
Died: 26-Feb-2005
Location of death: Pacifica, CA
Cause of death: Cancer - Pancreatic

Gender: Male
Religion: See Note [1]
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Computer Programmer, Inventor

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Designed Macintosh human interface

Has no middle name.

[1] "Critical Rationalist".

Wife: Linda Blum
Son: Aza (user interface guru)
Daughter: Aviva
Daughter: Aenea
Daughter: Furiegh (adopted, punk musician)

    University: BS Mathematics, BA Philosophy, State University of New York at Stony Brook (1965)
    University: MS Computer Science, Pennsylvania State University (1967)
    Professor: University of California at San Diego
    Professor: University of Kansas
    Professor: Stanford University

    Apple (1978-82)
    Jewish Ancestry

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Author of books:
The Humane Interface: New Directions for Designing Interactive Systems (2000, nonfiction)

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