Early Digital Research CP/M Source Code
By the time personal computers based on microprocessors began to emerge in the mid-1970s, programmers had been writing operating systems for about twenty years. Big mainframe computers had operating systems that were huge and complicated, created from hundreds of thousands of lines of code. But other operating systems, designed to fit in the small memory of minicomputers, were tiny. That was the kind that the PCs could use. Computer Scientist Gary Kildall created just such an operating system in 1974 for a small computer called the "Intellec-8" that Intel had designed to showcase their new microprocessors. It was called "CP/M".READ MORE
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Cut, Copy, and Paste
Larry Tesler, computer scientist, pioneer, and the legend who coined the terms "cut, copy, and paste," talks about his early years at the Bronx High School of Science, his time at the Stanford Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (SAIL) during the 1960s, work on the POLOS and PUB projects as well as Smalltalk and NoteTaker at Xerox PARC.
Revolutionaries Season 3 on KQED
Revolutionaries, the interview series produced by the Computer History Museum, in association with KQED Silicon Valley, returns for a third season. Take your front row seat for these intriguing conversations with renowned Silicon Valley leaders and innovators. The series airs on KQED Plus on Tuesdays at 7pm.