Did you know that Dr. John McAfee who handed over a the boat to the Belize National Coast Guard here in San Pedro this week is the founder of McAfee, Inc. which developed the world's first computer virus scanner?
At the handing over ceremony, Dr. McAfee announced that he has been coming to Belize for over 27 years and just last month he obtained his legal residency. McAfee graduated from Roanoke in 1967 and majored in mathematics. A leader in the field of technology, he founded Tribal Voice Inc. in 1996 and developed the world's first instant messaging program. He started Interpath Inc. in 1981 which developed the world's first commercial voice recognition system. In 1988, he started McAfee Inc. which developed the world's first virus scanner. McAfee currently lives in New Mexico and Belize and is working on technology programs for developing countries.
Posted by Ambergris Today