Artifact Details

Title

Connection Machine CM-1

Catalog Number

X1124.93

Type

Physical object

Date

1985

Manufacturer

Thinking Machines Corporation

Place Manufactured

U.S.

Identifying Numbers

Model number CM-1

Dimensions

overall: 62 in x 58 in x 57 in

Description

Object is a large frame comprising eight cubical sub-frames most of which appear to contain many large PCBs mounted vertically. All but one of the sub-frames are enclosed in locked covers. One sub-frame cover is unlocked and rolled back to expose the PCBs.

Weight of 1000 lb. is estimated.

Category

Digital Computer: supercomputer

Subject

CM-1; Hillis, Danny; Minsky, Marvin; Artificial intelligence (AI); Thinking Machines Corporation

Credit

Gift of David Yakimischak

Lot Number

X1124.93