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Insight into “The Innovators”

Insight into “The Innovators”

 John C. Hollar  7 months ago
In the closing pages of his epic 2007 biography “Einstein: His Life and Universe,” author Walter Isaacson observed that Albert Einstein not only was...   Read More
Microsoft MS-DOS early source code

Microsoft MS-DOS early source code

 Len Shustek  1 year ago
Software Gems: The Computer History Museum Historical Source Code Series IBM did something very unusual for their 1981 personal computer   Rather than using...   Read More
Microsoft Word for Windows Version 1.1a Source Code

Microsoft Word for Windows Version 1.1a Source Code

 Len Shustek  1 year ago
Software Gems: The Computer History Museum Historical Source Code Series The dominant word processing program for personal computers in the 1980s was DOS-based WordPerfect....   Read More
Gary Kildall and the 40th Anniversary of the Birth of the PC Operating System

Gary Kildall and the 40th Anniversary of the Birth of the PC Operating System

 David Laws  2 years ago
Late one afternoon in the fall of 1974, in the sleepy California seaside town of Pacific Grove, programmer Gary Kildall and electronic engineer John...   Read More