Terry Andrew Davis
He earned a master's degree in electrical engineering from Arizona State University.
About Terry Andrew Davis
American computer programmer best known for his work on the open-source operating system, TempleOS. He designed the system to be easy to understand and modify, with a focus on educating users about the underlying principles of operating system design. He conceived the idea in the early 2000s and developed it independently over the course of ten years. He died in 2018 after being struck by a train at age 48.
He was born in West Allis, Wisconsin, the seventh of eight children. His father was an industrial engineer.
Friends and colleagues
Other notable alumni of Arizona State University include Kate Spade and Anthony Robles.
He began experiencing recurring manic episodes in 1996, leading to bouts of hospitalization. He was diagnosed with schizophrenia, and believed that he was under constant watch by the CIA. He struggled with periods of incarceration and homelessness in the year before his untimely death.