Artifact Details

Title

From the Archives: Danny Hillis: Connection Machines

Catalog Number

102781090

Type

Audio

Date

2019-01-22

Publisher

Computer History Museum

Duration

00:19:06

Format

WAV

Description

Danny Hillis, inventor and cofounder of Thinking Machines Corporation, designed the Connection Machine series of supercomputers. In this 1991 lecture, Hillis describes the development path for the Connection Machines and the design considerations for the Connection Machine 5 supercomputer. What’s that sound? The sounds of Hillis writing on a chalkboard as he shares his design concepts are captured as part of this recording. Image: Courtesy of Tamiko Thiel

Category

Podcast

Collection Title

From the Archives Podcast

Credit

Computer History Museum

Lot Number

X8671.2018