Munching squares program running on PDP-1 display during the Computer History Museum PDP-1 restoration project

Running Time: 00:15:00/4685 KB

Date: 2005-04

Copyright Owner: Computer History Museum

Accession: 102664156

Description: Part of the PDP-1 novelty and usefulness came from an optional display system that allowed the user to create and run graphics programs. Munching squares was a "display hack" created at MIT to produce an impressive display of moving and growing squares on the PDP-1's display console.