Artifact Details

Title

SCALD (Structured Computer-Aided Logic Design) oral history series : interview 3 of 3 : Tom McWilliams

Catalog Number

102658344

Type

Text

Date

2008-02-12

Contributor

McWilliams, Tom, Interviewee; Editor
Stump, Holly, Interviewer
Widdoes, Curt, Editor

Publisher

Computer History Museum

Place of Publication

Mountain View, California

Extent

9 p.

Description

In the last of three interviews focused on the history of the SCALD (Structured Computer-Aided Logic Design) System developed in the 1970s at Stanford University and Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL), Tom McWilliams discusses his early personal history, his experiences developing DEC's first logic simulator (Sage), the S-1 Project at LLNL, the development of SCALD, the founding of Valid Logic Systems, and the three computer technology companies that he established after Valid (Key Computer, PathScale and Schooner Information Technology).

Category

Transcription

Subject

Valid Logic Systems; McWilliams, Tom; Widdoes, Curt; Digital Equipment Corporation (DEC); Sage logic simulator; Bell, Gordon; Casasent, Dave; Hertz Foundation; Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL, LLL); Wood, Lowell; Stanford Computer Science Department; Stanford AI Laboratory (SAIL); Structured Computer-Aided Logic Design (SCALD); S-1 Project; S-1 Mark I; S-1 Mark IIA; S-1 Mark IIA; Computer-Aided Engineering (CAE); Electronic design automation (EDA); Daisy, Mentor, Valid (DMV); Key Computer; Rubin, Jeff; PathScale; Schooner Information Technology

Collection Title

Oral history collection

Lot Number

X4560.2008