[SIGCIS-Members] Computing's Woodstock

James Cortada jcortada at umn.edu
Wed Jun 8 09:16:35 PDT 2022


What a wonderful collection.  I will view each of these, even though I had
read the book.  I just went through one and what a revelation about a
presenter's style and personality.  Jim

On Wed, Jun 8, 2022 at 10:25 AM Dag Spicer <dspicer at computerhistory.org>
wrote:

> Hello SIGCIS friends,
>
>
> Today we released 21 original and never before seen recordings of the
> First International Research Conference in the History of Computing held at
> Los Alamos, NM in August 1976.
>
>
>
> I have a short blog about the event:
> https://computerhistory.org/blog/computings-woodstock/
>
>
>
> And you can access the playlist directly here:
> https://computerhistory.org/playlists/international-research-conference-on-the-history-of-computing/
>
> Enjoy!
>
> Dag
>
> PS Many of these lectures were also summarized in Nick Metropolis’ book
> on the conference: *A History of Computing in the Twentieth Century* (N.
> Metropolis, J. Howlett and G. C. Rota, Eds.), Academic Press, New York,
> 1980. However, several of the CHM lectures are not included in this book.
>
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James W. Cortada
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Charles Babbage Institute
University of Minnesota
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