TitleSir Maurice Wilkes : the man and his machine
|Hartley, David, Speaker|
|Hollar, John C., Speaker|
PublisherComputer History Museum
Place of PublicationMountain View, California
FormatDigital video - shot in HD
DescriptionSir Maurice Wilkes, without doubt one of the foremost pioneers of computing, died in November 2010 at the age of 97. In a remarkably long and distinguished career, he built the EDSAC, the world's first electronic stored-program computer to go into regular service, and went on to pioneer concepts such as microprogramming, bit-sliced architectures, local area networks, and many other things.
David Hartley spent almost the whole of his career in Cambridge University, much of it in close association with Sir Maurice. In conversation with CHM's John Hollar, David describes Sir Maurice's important achievements, including the EDSAC computer, as well as giving a personal view of a man that he knew and with whom he worked over such a long period of time.
Watch this event on CHM's YouTube channel: http://www.youtube.com/user/ComputerHistory#p/search/0/-oLK68p7IJ8
SubjectWilkes, M.V. (Maurice Vincent); EDSAC (Computer)
Collection TitleCHM Lecture Collection
|102746187||Revolutionaries, season one : sir maurice wilkes : the man and his machine|