Henry Tropp “The 1940s: The First Personal Computer Era” (Part 1)

Episode 3  Jul 10, 2018

Henry Tropp, a professor of mathematics at Humboldt State University, was a speaker at the first West Coast Computer Faire’s Saturday night banquet in 1977. This episode captures part one of his talk, “The 1940s: The First Personal Computer Era,” covering the origins of digital computing through 1947 and the ways in which it paralleled the microcomputer revolution of the 1970s.Image: Digibarn


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