Charles Geschke, co-founder of Adobe and co-inventor of the PDF, has died at 81

Charles “Chuck” Geschke, a co-founder of Adobe who helped develop the PDF, has died at age 81, the company said in a statement. ”As co-founders of Adobe, Chuck and John Warnock developed groundbreaking software that has revolutionized how people create and communicate,” Narayen said. via Technology and News Today https://www.theverge.com/2021/4/18/22390452/charles-geschke-cofounder-adobe-inventor-pdf-obituary

The first member of Congress has died from COVID-19

The first member of Congress has died from COVID-19

Rep. Ron Wright (R-TX) has died after two weeks in the hospital with COVID-19, his office announced today. Wright was the first sitting member of Congress to die from the disease. Wright was 67 years old and had a number of comorbidities.

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The Bodies of People Who Died from COVID-19 May Still Be Contagious

The Bodies of People Who Died from COVID-19 May Still Be Contagious
Even after death, COVID-19 could be contagious, a new report finds.  A forensic practitioner working in Bangkok, Thailand, most likely caught the virus from a deceased patient, according to the report, which was posted online April 11 as a preprint for the Journal of Forensic and Legal Medicine.
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Blade Runner star Rutger Hauer dies at 75, but his monologue will live forever

On-screen, his dying words captured our imaginations. Now, he’s left us for real. Dutch actor Rutger Hauer died on Friday at the age of 75, according to reports from Variety and The Hollywood Reporter. His funeral was held today.

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Blade Runner star Rutger Hauer dies at 75, but his monologue will live forever

On-screen, his dying words captured our imaginations. Now, he’s left us for real. Dutch actor Rutger Hauer died on Friday at the age of 75, according to reports from Variety and The Hollywood Reporter. His funeral was held today.

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