Timelines Updates

XVII.2 March + April 2010
Page: 76
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What a wonderful critter


Authors:
Jonathan Grudin

There is a happy ending to a time-consuming quest reported in the July┬ľAugust 2006 Timelines column, "Death of a Sugar Daddy: The Mystery of the AFIPS Orphans." Let's start at the very beginning, with a description that may sound familiar to software developers. "We may now state formally the purpose of this meeting: namely, to assess the adequacy of the designs of present working high-speed digital computers in order to point out the direction in which computer design should go, to make computers best for the jobs that they have been doing and for the jobs that they will…




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