Artifact Details

Title

From the Archives: Henry Tropp "The 1940s: The first Personal Computer Era" (Part 1)

Catalog Number

102738875

Type

Audio

Date

2018-07-10

Publisher

Computer History Museum

Duration

00:22:26

Format

WAV

Description

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

Category

Podcast

Collection Title

From the Archives Podcast

Credit

Computer History Museum

Lot Number

X8671.2018