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"Michael L. Dertouzos, 64, Computer Visionary, Dies," an obituary by JohnSchwartz, The New York Times, 30August 2001.
Michael Dertouzos, a faculty member at the Massachusetts Institute ofTechnology, was known for his success in explaining in speeches and in severalbooks how technology affects people's lives. "Under his leadership, thelaboratory [at M.I.T.] developed many of the technologies that underlie today'scomputers, including one of the best-known methods for scrambling data, the RSAencryption system, and innovations that helped bring the World Wide Web intopopular use," the obituary states.
--- Annette Emerson