118 COMMUNICATIONS OF THE ACM | MAY 2018 | VOL. 61 | NO. 5
A personal walk down the
computer industry road.
BY AN EYEWITNESS.
Smarter Than Their Machines: Oral Histories
of the Pioneers of Interactive Computing is
based on oral histories archived at the Charles
Babbage Institute, University of Minnesota.
These oral histories contain important messages
for our leaders of today, at all levels, including
that government, industry, and academia can
accomplish great things when working together in
an effective way.
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