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March 11, 2015

Computer History: Links and Resources (1)

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The Unix revolution – thank you, Uncle Sam?
http://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/news/2011/07/should-we-thank-for-feds-for-the-success-of-unix.ars

Who Killed Prolog? « A Programmers Place
http://vanemden.wordpress.com/2010/08/21/who-killed-prolog/

Unix: when did that happen
http://pragprog.com/magazines/2011-07/when-did-that-happen

Structural insight: Primacy of syntax
http://fexpr.blogspot.com/2011/06/primacy-of-syntax.html

A history of computers, 1938 to 2010 [infographic] – Holy Kaw!
http://holykaw.alltop.com/a-history-of-computers-1938-to-2010-infograph?tu4=1

How the atom bomb helped give birth to the Internet
http://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/news/2011/02/how-the-atom-bomb-gave-birth-to-the-internet.ars

Grace Hopper: Programming Pioneer
http://www.crn.com/news/channel-programs/18836964/grace-hopper-programming-pioneer.htm

William Shatner explains what microprocessors are and do… from way back in 1976 — Engadget
http://www.engadget.com/2011/03/15/william-shatner-explains-what-microprocessors-are-and-do-from/

Ted Codd, Chris Date
http://www.crn.com/news/channel-programs/55300688/ted-codd-chris-date.htm?itc=refresh

W. Daniel Hillis – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/W._Daniel_Hillis

1982 New York Times story predicts the future of technology, Facebook | Poynter.
http://www.poynter.org/latest-news/business-news/transformation-tracker/135704/1982-new-york-times-story-predicts-the-future-of-technology-facebook/

InfoQ: QCon Keynote: Forty Years of Fun with Computers
http://www.infoq.com/presentations/Forty-Years-of-Fun-with-Computers
Dan Ingalls presents his journey through the world of software developing a number of core technologies over the last forty years

Old Software, Old Hardware in Computing History … | Schrievkrom
http://schrievkrom.wordpress.com/2011/01/18/old-software-old-hardware-in-computing-history/

Lisp machine – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lisp_machine

The History of Email Infographic | Mashable – Neville’s posterous
http://neville.posterous.com/the-history-of-email-infographic-mashable

RedUSERS | Pasen y vean: el museo de computadoras más grande de Sudamérica
http://www.redusers.com/noticias/pasen-y-vean-el-museo-de-computadoras-mas-grande-de-sudamerica/

History’s Worst Software Bugs
http://www.wired.com/software/coolapps/news/2005/11/69355?currentPage=all

Computer History Museum – The Silicon Engine | Timeline
http://www.computerhistory.org/semiconductor/timeline.html

Donald Knuth never told Steve Jobs that he was full of shit – good coders code, great reuse
http://www.catonmat.net/blog/don-knuth-steve-jobs/

Full circle at Microsoft: from the early days of .NET to the new Chakra JavaScript engine « Tim Anderson’s ITWriting
http://www.itwriting.com/blog/4470-full-circle-at-microsoft-from-the-early-days-of-net-to-the-new-chakra-javascript-engine.html

My Lisp Experiences and the Development of GNU Emacs – GNU Project – Free Software Foundation (FSF)
http://www.gnu.org/gnu/rms-lisp.html

Video: Steve Jobs Discusses Remote Computing in 1997
http://www.macstories.net/news/video-steve-jobs-discusses-remote-computing-in-1997/

Edsger Dijkstra – How do we tell truths that might hurt?
http://www.cs.virginia.edu/~evans/cs655-S00/readings/ewd498.html

Coding Horror: The Long, Dismal History of Software Project Failure
http://www.codinghorror.com/blog/2006/05/the-long-dismal-history-of-software-project-failure.html

By Ken Levine: Okay…this is AMAZING
http://kenlevine.blogspot.com/2011/05/okaythis-is-amazing.html
This is amazing. It’s a prediction of what a home computer would be like and some of the features it would provide. And the cool thing is — it was made in 1966.

InfoQ: The Accidental Agilist: A Personal Look Back at 10 Years of the Agile Manifesto
http://www.infoq.com/articles/Accidental-Agilist

Bertrand Meyer’s technology blog » Blog Archive » In praise of Knuth and Liskov
http://bertrandmeyer.com/2011/05/22/in-praise-of-knuth-and-liskov/

Augmented Reality: Sketchpad demo | Beyond The Beyond
http://www.wired.com/beyond_the_beyond/2011/05/augmented-reality-sketchpad-demo/
American military-industrial engineers of the early 1960s.

Tom West; engineer was the soul of Data General’s new machine – Boston.com
http://articles.boston.com/2011-05-22/bostonglobe/29571805_1_tracy-kidder-computer-engineer

Don Manuel estaría contento – lanacion.com
http://www.lanacion.com.ar/1372235-don-manuel-estaria-contento
Medio siglo de la puesta en marcha de Clementina, en Argentina

Game Classification : 3D Maze (1982)
http://www.gameclassification.com/EN/games/4582-3D-Maze/index.html

Why the internet will fail (from 1995) | Three Word Chant!
http://threewordchant.com/2010/02/24/why-the-internet-will-fail-from-1995/

Bill Gates: 10 Crazy Stories
http://www.businessinsider.com/10-things-you-didnt-know-about-bill-gates-2011-4

Paul Allen compares working with Bill Gates to ‘being in hell’ (video) — Engadget
http://www.engadget.com/2011/04/18/paul-allen-compares-working-with-bill-gates-to-being-in-hell/

Ed Roberts, personal computer pioneer (1941 – 2010) « Kempton – ideas Revolutionary
http://kempton.wordpress.com/2010/04/02/ed-roberts-personal-computer-pioneer-1941-2010/

7 de abril, el día que nació la Red — ALT1040
http://alt1040.com/2011/04/7-de-abril-el-dia-que-nacio-la-red

RFC 1 – Host Software (RFC1)
http://www.faqs.org/rfcs/rfc1.html

Computer History Museum
http://www.computerhistory.org/

Computer History Museum | Exhibits | This Day in History: April 6
http://www.computerhistory.org/tdih/April/6/
Microsoft Corporation releases Windows 3.1 (1992)

Historia tecnológica: Dynabook, la tablet original — ALT1040
http://alt1040.com/2011/04/historia-tecnologica-dynabook-la-tablet-original

Osborne 1 celebrates its 30th birthday, and that of the portable computing revolution
http://www.crunchdot.com/osborne-1-celebrates-its-30th-birthday-and-that-of-the-portable-computing-revolution/

Paul Baran, 84, Dies – Helped Pave Way for Internet – NYTimes.com
http://www.nytimes.com/2011/03/28/technology/28baran.html?_r=3

La computadora que acompañó a una generación de programadores – lanacion.com
http://www.lanacion.com.ar/1358552-la-computadora-que-acompano-a-una-generacion-de-programadores
Sinclair ZX81

5 Years Later, Jack Dorsey Tweets About Twitter’s Beginning
http://techcrunch.com/2011/03/13/twitters-beginning/

The essence of the ‘Net: a history of the protocols that hold the network together
http://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/news/2011/03/the-essence-of-the-net.ars

How Did The Original Google Server Looked Like | Top Design Magazine – Web Design and Digital Content
http://www.topdesignmag.com/how-did-the-original-google-server-looked-like/

Pulitzer Prize-Winning Novelist Tells the Tale of the World’s First Computer | Magazine
http://www.wired.com/magazine/2010/11/mf_smiley

Microsoft Excel: The Program’s Designer Reveals The Secrets Behind The Software That Changed the World 25 Years Ago – The Daily Beast
http://www.thedailybeast.com/blogs-and-stories/2010-12-27/microsoft-excel-the-programs-designer-reveals-the-secrets-behind-the-software-that-changed-the-world-25-years-ago/

My Links:
http://www.delicious.com/ajlopez/computerhistory

Stay tuned!

Angel “Java” Lopez
http://www.ajlopez.com
http://twitter.com/ajlopez

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