Artifact Details

Title

Cohen (Danny) oral history

Catalog Number

102746173

Type

Text

Date

2011-11-18

Contributor

Cohen, Danny, Interviewee
Dennis, Eric, Videographer
Weber, Marc, Interviewer

Publisher

Computer History Museum

Place of Publication

Mountain View, California

Extent

70 p.

Format

PDF

Description

In this oral history interview, Danny Cohen discusses his experience with computer graphics, computer networking, and his role in the development of the ARPANET. He first talks about growing up in Israel, culminating with his education at Technion and his first exposure to computers at the Weitzman Institute. After that, he immigrated to the United States and began studies at MIT before transferring to Harvard to work with Ivan Sutherland. Danny talks about developing the first real-time visual flight simulator while in graduate school, then continues by talking about working to develop real-time speech over the ARPANET at the University of Southern California. Danny then details his time working on several projects for the Department of Defense before he entered the private sector at Sun Microsystems.

Category

Transcription

Subject

Internet; Voice over IP; Graphics; Sun

Collection Title

CHM Oral history collection

Lot Number

X6330.2012