Shirley L. Marks

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JOSS, the JOHNNIAC Open-Shop System, is a conversational time-sharing system developed at the Rand Corporation to demonstrate, on a small scale, the value of time-sharing and easy access to computing power for the nonprogrammer. In three computer implementations from May 1963 to the 198Os, JOSS has provided an English-like language that is easy to learn and(More)
The Education Committee of the Los Angeles ACM Chapter, in cooperation with The RAND Corporation, sponsored a one-day affair on January 13, 1962 designed to give to some high school juniors and seniors and their teachers a quick but deep look at computers. Three mathematics teachers and eleven of their pupils arrived at RAND at nine a.m. Eight hours later(More)
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