Henry Tropp “The 1940s: The First Personal Computer Era” (Part 1)

Henry Tropp “The 1940s: The First Personal Computer Era” (Part 1)
Episode 3 Jul 10, 2018

Henry Tropp, a professor of mathematics at Humboldt State University, was a speaker at the first West Coast Computer Faire's Saturday night banquet in 1977. This episode captures part one of his talk, “The 1940s: The First Personal Computer Era,” covering the origins of digital computing through 1947 and the ways in which it paralleled the microcomputer revolution of the 1970s.Image: Digibarn

This episode is part of our From the Archives podcast.