[SIGCIS-Members] Request for biographies

Brian Berg brianberg at gmail.com
Sat Sep 5 07:44:19 PDT 2020

Thanks - this is some wonderful reading.  For example, the Bob Taylor
portion and the birth of the ARPANET and the ALTO computer nicely
complements other books such as Leslie Berlin's *Troublemakers*.

Thanks, Brian Berg

On Sat, Sep 5, 2020 at 3:28 AM David Walden <dave.walden.family at gmail.com>

> Severo Ornstein's memoir "Computing in the Middle Ages -- A view from the
> trenches, 1955-1983".
> Available publicly at the Computer History Museum.
> https://www.computerhistory.org/collections/catalog/102785079
> His journey goes from Whirlwind to TX-2 to LINC to ARPANET to Durado to
> Mockingbird.  At least look at the annotated Table of Contents and read the
> Preface to see what you'd be missing to not read his well written story.
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