The beginnings at MIT

  title={The beginnings at MIT},
  author={J. Lee and J. McCarthy and J. Licklider},
  journal={IEEE Annals of the History of Computing},
A chronology of computer activity at MIT is presented. Reminiscences by John McCarthy on the history of time sharing are given. Excerpts from Man-Computer Interfaces by J.C.R. Licklider are included. Consideration is also given to a study group report, written by Herbert Teager, which recommended the acquisition of an IBM 7030 (Stretch), although Teager recognized that he was unable to obtain all the necessary data regarding its capabilities, and the support software was an unknown factor. It… Expand
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