Artifact Details

Title

Huskey, Harry oral history

Catalog Number

102657983

Type

Text

Date

2006-02-07

Contributor

Aspray, William, Interviewer
Hendrie, Gardner, Cameraperson
Huskey, Harry D., Interviewee

Publisher

Computer History Museum

Place of Publication

Spartansburg, South Carolina

Identifying Numbers

Other number OHP 214

Extent

46 p.

Description

In this interview, computing pioneer Harry Huskey reflects on his life and career. He discusses his early experiences working on the ENIAC, the Pilot ACE computer with Alan Turing, the design and construction of the Standards Western Automatic Computer (SWAC) and the Bendix G15 computer. In 1954 Huskey joined the faculty of the University of California at Berkeley, and later moved to the University of California, Santa Cruz. Huskey concludes the interview with recollections of his time in Kanpur, India where he set up one of the first computer centers in the country.

Category

Transcription

Subject

ACE; Pilot ACE; ENIAC (Computer); Turing, Alan M.; National Physical Laboratory (NPL); Bendix G-15 General Purpose Digital Computer (Computer); Bendix G-20 General Purpose Digital Computer (Computer); ACM; University of California, Berkeley; University of California, Santa Cruz; Standards Western Automatic Computer (SWAC); National Bureau of Standards; Pogo

Collection Title

Oral history collection

Lot Number

X3455.2006