Artifact Details

Title

Pioneers of computing: a series of recorded interviews

Catalog Number

102706706

Type

Audio

Date

1976

Publisher

Science Museum, London

Format

DVD

Description

This series of interviews covers the development of computing in Britain and the United States, including development of chief British machines such as the Pilot ACE, the Colossus, and the Manchester "Baby." The project was led by computing scientist Christopher Riche Evans with the support of the Science Museum.

The computer pioneers interviewed are: Donald W. Davies, Konrad Zuse, J Presper Eckert, Jay Wright Forrester, Tom Kilburn, John Pinkerton, Frederic Calland Williams, John William Mauchly, Andrew Donald Booth, James (Jim) Hardy Wilkinson, Arthur Walter Burks, Stanislaw Ulam, Harry D. Huskey, Ralph J. Slutz, Maxwell (Max) Herman Alexander Newman, Thomas (Tommy) Harold Flowers, Allen William Mark Coombs, C. C. Hurd, Grace Hopper, A. Porter.

Category

Interview

Credit

Gift of Tim and Lisa Robinson

Lot Number

X5051.2009