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The Man Who Gave Us The GIF, Stephen Wilhite Passes on At 74

Internet technology pioneer and GIF inventor, Stephen Wilhite passed away on March 14 from COVID-related complications. He was 74 and he leaves behind an incredible legacy, the GIF, a game-changer for the blossoming World Wide Web in the 1990s. Wilhite, who was interested in compression technology, created the GIF at his home in 1987. “I […]

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