LMI Lambda

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Date Introduced
1986
Photographer
Richards, Mark
Dimensions
overall: 60 in x 36 1/2 in x 22 in
Manufacturer
Lisp Machines, Inc. (LMI)
Credit Line
SAP Collection, Computer History Museum
Copyright Owner
© Mark Richards
Object ID
102668040

LISP, the preferred language for AI, ran slowly on expensive conventional computers. This specialized LISP computer, both faster and cheaper, was based on the CADR machine designed at MIT by Richard Greenblatt and Thomas Knight.