Artifact Details

Title

Stretch: The Technological Link Between Yesterday and Tomorrow

Catalog Number

102651560

Type

Moving image

Date

1981

Publisher

Brigham Young University (BYU)

Identifying Numbers

Deprecated CHM identification number VT 23.81

Duration

00:13:00

Dimensions

6" cassette

Format

Betacam SP

Description

This short video presents an overview of the development and application of the IBM 7030 Data Processing System, also known as the "Stretch" supercomputer. Includes interviews with Jim Burroughs and Willard Gardner (director of BYU Information Services). The IBM 7090 is also briefly mentioned.