publication date: Wednesday, March 30, 2022 (part of Spring 2022)

category: Inventions

clue: This computer scientist helped us visualize things in new ways, especially memes, even if we can't agree on how to pronounce his most famous creation.

explanation: Among other technology, Wilhite created the GIF image file format. more…

intended difficulty: medium

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, Chris Lemler, and Richard Slominsky

trivia: Scott had planned to make this goo prior to Wilhite's March 2022 death from COVID, but the occasion made it especially timely.

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