Artifact Details

Title

TinkerToy Museum Event

Catalog Number

102627381

Type

Still Image

Publisher

The Computer Museum

Place of Publication

Boston, MA, US

Identifying Numbers

Other number P4597 Verso pencil

Dimensions

overall: 8 in x 10 in

Description

B&W image people standing around TinkerToy computer.The Computer is in forefront with Mitch Kapor and Danny Hillis looking at computer.
Verso: "Tinkertoy Computer P4597 Computer Museum Event" in pencil.. Paper glued to verso. "Photographic Vital Statistics Name: TinkerToy Computer Manufacturer: Danny Hillis and Brian Silverman Year Built: 1978 Source: The Computer Museum Description: 10,000 wooden parts contain the rules for Tic Tac Toe. The front contains 9 flags. A human player moves one flag to make his move, mechanical linkages cause the machine to respond with its answer almost immediately. The machine never loses. Left is Mitch Kapor, Chairman of the Board of Lotus and right is Danny Hillis."

Category

Photograph

Lot Number

X7413.2015