JOHNNIAC user console

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Date Introduced
1964 ca.
Photographer
Richards, Mark
Dimensions
37 x 24 x 23 in.
Manufacturer
RAND Corporation
Credit Line
Gift of Los Angeles County Museum of Natural History
Copyright Owner
© Mark Richards
Object ID
102657544

JOSS, the JOHNNIAC Open-Shop System, allowed up to 10 users to access the machine interactively using a simplified programming language. It was implemented by Cliff Shaw as a “helpful assistant” for mathematicians.