Here is an index to the images and pages at this site,
arranged in roughly chronological order.
Click on any item for a description, or a larger view.
on Bomb Disposal.
Cartoons from the WWII newsletter of the US Navy Bomb Disposal School.
Dave Lescohier explaining something to
in his basement, 1959.
This is how I got started with computers.
1401 control panel.
I had summer jobs programming 1401s
at UOP and Swift & Company while I was in college.
In 1965, Noel Morris and I wrote the electronic mail
program that is the ancestor of today's email.
Angus Macdonald playing adventure on a Selecterm terminal
in my Waltham apartment, 1973.
. I got interested in Mushroom hunting
through the writings of John Cage.
The white 911 I bought in 1974. I loved this car. Drove it to Phoenix, and foolishly sold it.
The Multics Cuties.
Their shirts read
Save Honeywell, Buy a Multics
on the front, and Save Multics, Buy Honeywell
on the back.
Taken in Phoenix in 1978, about the time of the
Paul Karger and Roger Schell, at the IEEE Oakland
They broke Multics security in the 70s.
All images copyright (c) 1997-2021 by Tom Van Vleck.