Artifact Details

Title

Michel (Anthony, Tony) Oral History

Catalog Number

102702117

Type

Text

Date

2009-06-05

Contributor

Michel, Anthony (Tony), Interviewee
Weber, Marc, Interviewer

Publisher

Computer History Museum

Place of Publication

Cambridge, Massachusetts

Format

PDF

Description

Interested in radio as a youth, Tony Michel studied electrical engineering at MIT and learned about computer hardware and software. At BBN he was involved first with the TENEX computer development group and then moved to BBN's ARPANET IMP development group where he helped develop the Terminal IMP project (TIP). He next worked on BBN's Pluribus (multi-processor) IMP system. and later represented BBN onsite at Olivetti in Ivrea, Italy, for two years, and while at BBN in Cambridge worked on other BBN projects for commercial companies. At the time this interview was done, Tony had been at BBN for 37 or so years, and he was still there in 2017.

Category

Transcription

Subject

Michel, Anthony (Tony); BBN; Development of IMP; MIT electrical; Terminal IMP; ICCC; Pluribus computer; Olivetti; multi-processing

Collection Title

Oral history collection

Lot Number

X5406.2009