ARTICLES IN November 2013 (3)

Is anyone willing to lead a project to restore an IBM 1401?” Mike Cheponis enthusiastically asked with a glint in his eye. I knew Mike after attending several of his DEC PDP-1 restoration sessions at the Read More ...

Software Gems: The Computer History Museum Historical Source Code Series   Could you write a Disk Operating System in 7 weeks?   In June 1977 Apple Computer shipped their first mass-market computer: the Apple II. Unlike Read More ...

The inventors of the transistor and the integrated circuit received Nobel Prizes. The engineering community marks anniversaries of their conception with conferences, banquets, and awards. Occasionally they are even celebrated in the popular media.   So Read More ...