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IBM RISC - Man working on an IBM RISC 6000 system

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This is a black and white image of a man working on an IBM RISC 6000 workstation. Man is wearing glasses and a sweater and is facing away from the camera. His hands are on the keyboard. An IBM mouse is by his left hand. The light is coming from the left edge of the image. The press release sheet that is taped on verso side of image states "FROM: IBM Corporation Research Division P.O. Box 218 Yorktown Heights, NY 10598 SEISMIC MODELING--IBM and the Colorado School of Mines have launched a $1.7 million Center for Exploration Geoscience Computing to develop new ways to explore the earth's resources. Shown here is an IBM RISC System/6000* workstation simulating seismic waves traveling beneath the earth's surface in search for oil. IBM's new computer technology enables CSM researchers to perform complex calculations involving extremely large amounts of data on the workstation. 042190". Verso side of image also has writing in black ink at the top left corner which is "P4015".


International Business Machines Corporation (IBM)

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Other number P4015


11 x 8 1/2 in.


Photographic print


Publicity photograph; Identification photograph


IBM RISC 6000 (Computer); IBM computers--History; International Business Machines Corporation (IBM); IBM computers; Computers--History


Courtesy of Gwen Bell

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