Articles in From the Collection(57)

If it moves, it should be Ruggednova

If it moves, it should be Ruggednova

Alex Bochannek Dec 04, 2012
Warfare has been a rich source of technological innovation as long as humans have roamed the Earth. It isn’t much of a surprise then that from early electronic analog and digital computers, to integrated circuits, and programming languages, electronics and computing have been developed in concert with military needs. Read More
Squee: The Robot Squirrel

Squee: The Robot Squirrel

Dag Spicer Oct 24, 2012
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The APL Programming Language Source Code

The APL Programming Language Source Code

Len Shustek Oct 10, 2012
Thousands of programming languages were invented in the first 50 years of the age of computing. Many of them were similar, and many followed a traditional, evolutionary path from their predecessors. What eventually became APL was first a mathematical notation, not as a computer programming language. Read More
Simon’s J’s

Simon’s J’s

Alex Bochannek Sep 26, 2012
About five years ago, I noticed a box of punched cards that had set aside. It had been sent by high-performance computing researcher Lloyd Fosdick to the Museum’s forerunner, The Computer Museum, in 1985 and somehow made the trip from Boston to California when the collection was transferred. Read More
The Honeywell Animals

The Honeywell Animals

Dag Spicer Sep 18, 2012
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MacPaint and QuickDraw Source Code

MacPaint and QuickDraw Source Code

Len Shustek Jul 18, 2010
The Apple Macintosh combined brilliant design in hardware and in software. The drawing program MacPaint, which was released with the computer in January of 1984, was an example of that brilliance both in what it did, and in how it was implemented. Read More
Early Apple Business Documents
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