Artifact Details

Title

Command Lines: The Social Construction of Software

Catalog Number

102740153

Type

Moving image

Date

2017-03-18

Participants

Hodges, James A., Speaker
Mailland, Julien P., Speaker
Siddiqui, Nabeel A., Speaker
Swalwell, Melaine, Speaker
Yost, Jeffrey R., Moderator

Place of Publication

Mountain View, CA

Duration

01:41:12

Format

MP4

Description

Session D2: The Social Construction of Software
Command Lines: Software, Power & Performance
March 18-19, 2017
Computer History Museum

“Trouble in Cyborg Paradise: Johns Hopkins’ First National Search for Applications of Personal Computing to Aid the Handicapped”
Nabeel A. Siddiqui
Ph.D. Candidate, American Studies Program, College of William and Mary

“Micro-serveurs and Micro-communities: Alternative Networks on the Margins of Minitel”
Julien P. Mailland
Assistant Professor, The Media School, Indiana University

“Excavating (Anti-)Piracy: Materiality of Intellectual Property Struggles in 1980s Commodore Software”
James A. Hodges
Ph.D. Student, School of Communication and Information, Rutgers University, New Brunswick

“Homebrew Game Development: On Illegitimacy in Software Production”
Melaine Swalwell
Associate Professor, Screen and Media Department, Flinders University

Chaired by Jeffrey R. Yost
Associate Director, Charles Babbage Institute, University of Minnesota

Command Lines was a conference of the Society for the History of Technology (http://www.historyoftechnology.org/)’s Special Interest Group for Computers, Information and Society (http://www.sigcis.org/). It was sponsored and hosted by the Computer History Museum (http://www.computerhistory.org/)’s Center for Software History (http://www.computerhistory.org/softwarehistory).

Category

Talk

Series Title

Command Lines: Software, Power & Performance

Credit

Computer History Museum

Lot Number

X8133.2017