Artifact Details

Title

Davidian, Gray oral history, part 2 of 2

Catalog Number

102781078

Type

Text

Date

2019-03-14

Contributor

Davidian, Gary, Interviewee
Hsu, Hansen, Interviewer

Publisher

Computer History Museum

Place of Publication

Mountain View, CA

Extent

46 p.

Format

PDF

Description

Gary Davidian discusses his work at Apple on the Motorola 68000 emulator for PowerPC, his subsequent work at Macintosh clone maker Power Computing, additional legal clean room contracting work, work on PowerPC accelerator cards for Newer Technology, and later contracting work doing performance optimizations for such software as Metrowerks’ Java virtual machine and codecs for Apple’s Final Cut Pro, QuickTime, iTunes, and Aperture.

Category

Transcription

Subject

microprogramming; Data General; NEC; Intel; lawsuit; microcode; Motorola 68000; Apple; Macintosh; ROM; Ilci; Ilfx; PowerPC; Emulator technology; Power Computing; clone; Performance; Optimization

Collection Title

CHM Oral History Collection

Credit

Computer History Museum

Lot Number

X8931.2019