J. Presper Eckert, computer scientist, died Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania 3 June, aged 76. Co- inventor with John W. Mauchly of the Electronic Numerical Integrator and Computer, the first electronic digital computer.
Ruth Rolland, campaigner and politician, died Paris 5 June. Minister for Health and Social Affairs of the Central African Republic 1993-95. Spent the previous six years in prison for her rights campaigns.Reuse content