'goddard' Episodes

The History of Computing Ep 10: Computers and the Space Race

     3/25/2020

We go knee-deep into available computing technology in the late 1950's and what it was used for: Missles and Satellites.  We see the creation of the NASA RTCC in a muddy field and revisit what IBM is up to.


Magnetic: The History of Computing Ep 11: Fly By Wire

     4/7/2020

The early 1960's were full of gigantic leaps in computing technology, and a lot of it was used in NASA to get astronauts into space!  We see the first use of the word Mainframes, and see how Neil Armstrong used a new invention called "secondary storage" to try to save his own life!


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