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Rich Schwerin

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July/August 2014 1951Tape Drive The Remington Rand UNISERVO was the primary I/O device on the UNIVAC I computer, and stored up to 224 KB on a 1,200-foot-long...

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Flashbacks: Culture, Industry. Oracle. Oracle Magazine. May/June 2014 Flashbacks: Culture, Industry. Oracle. Oracle Magazine.1898Industrial Efficiencies Mechanica...

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From groups of users and clubs to camps to user groups March/April 2014 1955Share Side of fries with your vacuum tube logic circuitry, ma’am? Elvis is on the...

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November/December 2013 1969CompuServe Richard M. Nixon was President of the United States. Aldrin and Armstrong landed on the moon. And in Columbus, Ohio,...

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September/October 2013 1851There Is No Second, Your Majesty Queen Victoria watches as a schooner named America passes the Royal Yacht, beating the best the...

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July/August 2013 1991“Just a Hobby” “I’m doing a (free) operating system (just a hobby, won’t be big and professional like gnu) for 386(486) AT clones.”...

Engineered for Heroes

Stark Industries uses Oracle Cloud to manage global operations—and train heroes. By Rich Schwerin May/June 2013 Getting a briefing at Stark Industries to talk...

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Flashbacks: Culture. Industry. Oracle. Oracle Magazine. By Rich Schwerin May/June 2013 1971 Going Mobile “I don’t care about pollution / I’m an air-conditioned gypsy...

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March/April 2013 1790 First United States Census As the United States population grows (from 3.9 million in 1790 to more than 308 million in 2010), so does the US...