3. Connecting Chips

  1. H. Peter Alesso and
  2. Craig F. Smith

Published Online: 30 APR 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470191538.ch3

Connections: Patterns of Discovery

Connections: Patterns of Discovery

How to Cite

Alesso, H. P. and Smith, C. F. (2007) Connecting Chips, in Connections: Patterns of Discovery, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470191538.ch3

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 30 APR 2007
  2. Published Print: 28 DEC 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470118818

Online ISBN: 9780470191538

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Keywords:

  • Micro Instrumentation and Telemetry Systems (MITS);
  • object-oriented programming language;
  • inspiration/perspiration development

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • The Personal Computer Story

  • Vannevar Bush

  • Douglas Engelbart

  • Robert Taylor

  • J. C. R. Licklider

  • Alan Kay

  • Butler Lampson

  • Charles (Chuck) Thacker

  • Personal Computing

  • The Xerox Alto

  • Apple Computer

  • IBM PC

  • Patterns of Discovery

  • Forecast for Connecting Chips