Recollections of the first software company

  title={Recollections of the first software company},
  author={Elmer C. Kubie},
  journal={IEEE Annals of the History of Computing},
  • E. Kubie
  • Published 1 June 1994
  • Art
  • IEEE Annals of the History of Computing
The author relates his experience as cofounder of the Computer Usage Company (CUC). CUC, the world's first computer software company, was founded by John W. Sheldon and the author in March 1955. Previously, they had worked together for several years at the New York City IBM Technical Computing Bureau. Some 31 years later, CUC was declared bankrupt and ceased to exist. This memoir relates his remembrances of CUC.<<ETX>> 

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  • L. Johnson
  • Computer Science
    IEEE Ann. Hist. Comput.
  • 2002
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  • L. Johnson
  • Computer Science
    IEEE Ann. Hist. Comput.
  • 1998
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