In an early third-season episode of Computer Chronicles that I previously covered, Wendy Woods presented one of her remote segments from the Women’s Computer Literacy Project, a San Francisco-based computer school run by Deborah L.
Gary Kildall was not just the co-host of Computer Chronicles. He also co-founded and ran two software companies, Digital Research and KnowledgeSet (originally Activenture).
This episode of Computer Chronicles from November 1985 returned to a favorite topic of the show: artificial intelligence and expert systems.
Many Computer Chronicles episodes to this point have discussed, or at least mentioned, the influence of politics on the tech industry.
IBM was not having the best year in 1985. In October, Big Blue reported its third consecutive drop in quarterly profits.
A “Random Access” item in the last episode discussed a 1985 bill introduced in the United States Senate, S.
COMPUTER CHRONICLES REVISITED 46 — KRON-TV, USA TODAY, KCBS RADIO, AND THE AURORA/75 GRAPHICS SYSTEM
Few industries were transformed more by the rise in computer technology than the media.
COMPUTER CHRONICLES REVISITED 45 — THE OKIMATE 20, IBM QUIETWRITER, HP LASERJET PLUS, AND ADOBE POSTSCRIPT
The Macintosh never lived up to the hype of the infamous “1984” Super Bowl ad.
COMPUTER CHRONICLES REVISITED 44 — THELMA ESTRIN, JUDITH ESTRIN, ELIZABETH STOTT, KAY GILLILAND, JAN LEWIS, AND ADELE GOLDBERG
There’s a telling comment from the previous Computer Chronicles episode that helps set the stage for this next program.
This next episode continued the previous discussion about the noticeable slowdown in the computer industry during the summer of 1985.