[SIGCIS-Members] Request for biographies
Paul N. Edwards
pedwards at stanford.edu
Sat Sep 5 13:37:57 PDT 2020
Second this recommendation.
Ornstein’s contemporaneous thoughts about the ARPANET project he worked on, paraphrased: “Why in the world would anyone ever want to network computers?”
On Sep 5, 2020, at 03:27, David Walden <dave.walden.family at gmail.com<mailto:dave.walden.family at gmail.com>> wrote:
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.
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Paul N. Edwards<https://profiles.stanford.edu/paul-edwards>
Director, Program on Science, Technology & Society<http://sts.stanford.edu>
William J. Perry Fellow in International Security and Senior Research Scholar
Center for International Security and Cooperation<http://cisac.fsi.stanford.edu/>
Co-Director, Stanford Existential Risks Initiative<https://cisac.fsi.stanford.edu/stanford-existential-risks-initiative>
Professor of Information<http://www.si.umich.edu/> and History<http://www.lsa.umich.edu/history/> (Emeritus)
University of Michigan
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