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Nov 7 – Happy Anniversary HP Computing

Fifty years ago, November 7 thru 10, 1966, at the JCC in San Francisco, HP introduced its first computer, the 2116A, although David Packard preferred to call it an instrumentation controller deferring the term “computer” to IBM.  Management was initially adverse to the computer business …

Rescheduling – High-Power Microwave Tube Development at Stanford and SLAC

Time & Date: To be determined
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Venue: KeyPoint Credit Union
2805 Bowers Ave (just off Central Expressway)
Santa Clara, CA 95051
Park in lot adjacent to building on Bowers Ave.
Our Thanks To KeyPoint Credit Union
IEEE SV Tech History committee is extremely grateful to KeyPoint Credit Union for use of …

2014 Year End Review + More Info on Stanford’s Silicon Valley Archives

The IEEE SV Tech History committee fulfilled its mandate by holding four technical meetings in 2014.  It was a close call as three of those meetings occured in the last three months of the year.
Our committee’s charter is to have at least four technical meetings per year that will educate, inform …

IEEE History Committees; IT & Computer History Resources

Please note that there are two IEEE History  committees with similar names:

1.  IEEE History Committee- which approves worldwide milestones….  http://www.ieee.org/about/history_center/history_committee.html

2.  IEEE SV Technology History Committee- which reports to IEEE SCV Excom and features panel discussions related to history of a specific technology
http://site.ieee.org/sv-techhist

Prior to the approval of …