Artifact Details

Title

Computer Bowl

Catalog Number

102776176

Type

Moving image

Date

1988-1998

Publisher

Computer Chronicles; The Computer Museum

Description

From 1988 to 1998 the Museum held a Computer Bowl which pitted teams of Eastern and Western Technologists against each other in a battle of computer trivia to benefit the Museum. The Bowls were videotaped except for 1989, and 1996-1997 and all the questions were published in The Official Computer Bowl Trivia Book. Notable contestants included Bill Gates, Larry Tessler, Andy Hertzfeld, Joseph Alsop, and Adele Goldberg. This series contains the videotaped competitions as well as programs from many of the Bowls.

Category

Broadcast; Promotional Material

Collection Title

The Computer Museum records

Credit

Gift of Gordon Bell

Lot Number

X8339.2018