Artifact Details

Title

Palevsky, Max oral history

Catalog Number

102657969

Type

Text

Date

2006-08-29

Contributor

Hendrie, Gardner, Interviewer; Videographer
Palevsky, Max, Interviewee

Publisher

Computer History Museum

Place of Publication

Los Angeles, California

Extent

39 p.

Description

In this interview, Max Palevsky reviews his career as a computer technology pioneer. In 1957 Palevsky started a subsidiary of Packard Bell called Packard Bell Computer where they built the first silicon computer, the Packard Bell 250 (PB-250). Palevsky's entrepreneurial spirit enabled him to raise sufficient venture capital to found Scientific Data Systems in 1961.

Category

Transcription

Subject

Palevsky, Max; Bendix Corporation; DDA; Packard Bell Computer; Beck Robert Martin (Bob); Packard Bell 250 (PB-250); Scientific Data Systems (SDS); SDS 910 (Computer); SDS 920 (Computer); SDS 940 (Computer); Rock, Arthur

Collection Title

Oral Histories Online

Lot Number

X3650.2007