Oct 6, 2020
Episode 29 features Sean Haas, host and creator of Advent of
Computing, "a podcast about the shocking, intriguing, and all too
often relevant history of computing. A lot of little things we take
for granted today have rich stories behind their creation."
We discuss the importance of computer history, our device
history, and generally geek out about technology.
During the episode we cover:
- Why Computer History?
- First computers
- Learning from Failure
- Looking back to look forward
- Starting Advent of Computing
- The Altair
- Xerox PARC
- Early Internet
- The mouse
- The undocumented history of computers
- And much more...
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Suggested Reading Mentioned in the Episode
You can also hear more Palmer in
the meantime on Our Liner Notes, a musical conversation podcast with host
Chris Maier and as mentioned on this show as co-host of
The Podcast Digest with Dan Lizette.
Music created and provided
by Henno Heitur of Monkey Tongue
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