SCALD (Structured Computer-Aided Logic Design) oral history series : interview 3 of 3 : Tom McWilliams
McWilliams, Tom, Interviewee; Editor
Stump, Holly, Interviewer
Widdoes, Curtis L., Editor
Computer History Museum
Mountain View, California
In the last of three interviews focused on the history of the SCALD (Structured Computer-Aided Logic Design) System developed in the 1970s at Stanford University and Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL), Tom McWilliams discusses his early personal history, his experiences developing DEC's first logic simulator (Sage), the S-1 Project at LLNL, the development of SCALD, the founding of Valid Logic Systems, and the three computer technology companies that he established after Valid (Key Computer, PathScale and Schooner Information Technology).
Valid Logic Systems; McWilliams, Tom; Widdoes, Curt; Digital Equipment Corporation (DEC); Sage logic simulator; Bell, Gordon; Casasent, Dave; Hertz Foundation; Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL, LLL); Wood, Lowell; Stanford Computer Science Department; Stanford AI Laboratory (SAIL); Structured Computer-Aided Logic Design (SCALD); S-1 Project; S-1 Mark I; S-1 Mark IIA; S-1 Mark IIA; Computer-Aided Engineering (CAE); Electronic design automation (EDA); Daisy, Mentor, Valid (DMV); Key Computer; Rubin, Jeff; PathScale; Schooner Information Technology