[SIGCIS-Members] Request for biographies
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.
> 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.
> This email is relayed from members at sigcis.org, the email discussion
> list of SHOT SIGCIS. Opinions expressed here are those of the member
> posting and are not reviewed, edited, or endorsed by SIGCIS. The list
> archives are at http://lists.sigcis.org/pipermail/members-sigcis.org/ and
> you can change your subscription options at
-------------- next part --------------
An HTML attachment was scrubbed...
More information about the Members