System/360

  On November 23, 2022, RIP Frederick Brooks, father of IBM’s System/360. In an interview ten years ago he mentioned a lot of major computer history events, major people he crossed paths with (Gene Amdahl, Gordon Bell, the Steves – Jobs and Wozniack, Grace Hopper), languages (including ALGOL and such forgotten rarities as PL/I), etc. …

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