Artifact Details

Title

From the Archives: Henry Tropp "The 1940s: The first Personal Computer Era" (Part 2)

Catalog Number

102738876

Type

Audio

Date

2018-07-10

Publisher

Computer History Museum

Duration

00:17:21

Format

WAV

Description

Henry Tropp, a professor of mathematics at Humboldt State University, was one of the speakers at the first West Coast Computer Faire's Saturday night banquet in 1977. This episode captures part two of his talk, “The 1940s: The First Personal Computer Era,” focusing on the developments in the late 1940s in the UK and the US and the ties between computer designers, especially in software development.

Category

Podcast

Collection Title

From the Archives Podcast

Lot Number

X8671.2018