Artifact Details

Title

From the Archives: Seymour Cray: “What's All This about Gallium Arsenide?” (Part 1)

Catalog Number

102781017

Type

Audio

Date

2018-11-20

Participants

Cray, Seymour

Publisher

Computer History Museum

Duration

00:21:17

Format

WAV

Description

Seymour Cray is often referred to as the “Father of Supercomputing.” In part one of his 1988 lecture “What's All This about Gallium Arsenide?,” Cray talks about the use of gallium arsenide in his Cray-3 and Cray-4 supercomputer designs and how the compound could change the course of computer design.

Category

Podcast

Collection Title

From the Archives Podcast

Credit

Computer History Museum

Lot Number

X8671.2018