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Title
Multi-tasking on home computers
Creator
McCrate, Joseph G
Pilipovich, George
Wallace, Bob
Date Created and/or Issued
1977-04
Contributing Institution
Computer History Museum
Collection
California Revealed from Computer History Museum
Rights Information
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Description
The West Coast Computer Faire was an annual computer industry conference and exposition. The first fair was held in 1977 and was organized by Jim Warren and Bob Relling. At the time, it was the biggest computer show in the world, intended to popularize the peronal computer in the home. This first fair took place on April 16-17, 1977, in San Francisco Civic Auditorium and Brooks Hall, and saw the debut of the Commodre PET, presented by Chuck Peddle, and the Apple II, presented by then 21-year-old Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak. There were about 180 exhibitors, among them Intel, MITS, and Digitial Research. More than 12,000 people visited the fair. Papers presented during this session: Bob Wallace, "EMOS-8: An extensible microcomputer operating system" Joseph G. Mccrate, "A new approach to time-sharing with microcomputers" Geroge Pilipovich, Microcomputers and multi-tasking: A new dimension in personal computing"
Type
sound
Format
Copy
1/8 inch audio cassette
Extent
1 Tape of 1
Identifier
https://archive.org/details/camvchm_000042
102706838
Language
English
Provenance
Computer History Museum
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