Artifact Details

Title

Fortran And The Genesis Of Project Intercept

Catalog Number

102663109

Type

Text

Date

2005-05

Author

Van Gardner, John

Extent

2 p.

Description

Van Gardner was one of the IBM Customer Engineers who installed 704 serial number 13 at Lockheed Aircraft in Marietta, Georgia in May 1956. This memoir describes how in 1957 he debugged a hardware problem that had resulted in the Fortran compiler behaving in a nondeterministic manner.

Category

Paper/Record

Collection Title

Fortran Archive

Credit

Gift of Paul McJones

Lot Number

X4115.2007