[TUHS] PDP-11 questions

Clem Cole clemc at ccc.com
Wed Jan 27 06:44:42 AEST 2016

On Tue, Jan 26, 2016 at 3:07 PM, Doug McIlroy <doug at cs.dartmouth.edu> wrote:

> > Dr. Wang invented the core memory at IBM BTW
> Wang did make a magnetic-core storage device (a 2-core-per-bit
> shift register) but Jay Forrester's core memory, first installed
> on MIT's Whirlwind computer in 1953, is the one that actually
> saw use and very quickly dominated the market.
​Excellent. Nice to know.     Thank you,
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