The Computer History Museum in Mountain View, California, hosted a set of talks about ACS as part of the Museum's Soundbytes noontime program.
Fran Allen, Lynn Conway, Bill Mooney, Brian Randell, Russ Robelen,
and John Zasio described their experiences with Project Y and ACS.
The event was video-taped and posted to You Tube,
The IBM ACS System:
A Pioneering Supercomputer Effort (1:33 in length).
ACS Talks Timeline John Hollar - Introduction 00:00:00 Mark Smotherman - Introduction 00:07:08 Speaker Introductions Fran Allen 00:09:20 Lynn Conway 00:10:41 Brian Randell 00:12:00 Russ Robelen 00:13:09 John Zasio 00:14:36 Billy Joe Mooney 00:15:42 Talks Fran Allen 00:16:50 Lynn Conway 00:33:00 Brian Randell 00:46:58 Russ Robelen 01:00:30 John Zasio 01:23:20 Billy Joe Mooney 01:30:06 John Hollar - wrap up 01:33:07
There were about 200 in attendance.
L-to-R: Ray Williams, Marjorie Slaughter McCollum, Gene Amdahl, Susan Warren Musgrave
L-to-R: Susan Warren Musgrave and Dick Tobias
L-to-R: Gene Amdahl, Marjorie Slaughter McCollum, Dennis Terry
L-to-R: Ray Williams, Gene Amdahl, Susan Warren Musgrave, Dick Tobias
L-to-R: Gene Amdahl, Billy Joe Mooney, Don Rozenberg
Robert Garner arranged a tour for us of the 1401 restoration project at CHM.
L-to-R: Dick Tobias, IBM 1401 restoration volunteer (Bill Worthington?), Russ Robelen, Dennis Terry, Fred Buelow
We also had a reception for ACS project members and friends that evening at Michael's at Shoreline Restaurant in Mountain View.
Peter Capek talking with Fran Allen and Gladys Garabedian
L-to-R: Phil Dauber, Richard Wells, John Zasio
Standing L-to-R: Russ Robelen and Don Rozenberg
Seated L-to-R: Brian Randell, Lynn Conway, Mark Schmalz, Ralph Love, Jim Horning
Group photo (click on photo for higher-resolution version)
(will need help in identifying everyone)
(1) Gladys Garabedian, (2) Steve Goldstein, (3) Alan Pease, (4) Fran Allen,
(5) Brian Randell, (6) Bob Litwiller, (7) Don Rozenberg, (8) _,
(9) Lynn Conway, (10) Rodney Bittencurt, (11) Peter Giamalis, (12) Russ Robelen,
(13) Dick Wilkinson (check), (14) Bob Lloyd, (15) Fred Buelow, (16) Richard Wells,
(17) Andrew Wang (check), (18) Ralph Love, (19) Paul Hug, (20) Phil Dauber,
(21) John Zasio, (22) Mark Smotherman, (23) Dick Tobias, (24) Frank Snow
Brian Randell's reunion photo album
Collected names and biographies of ACS project members.
Acknowledgements: Thanks to Lynn Conway, Marjorie McCollum, Brian Randell, and Dick Tobias for sharing their photos of the reunion, and to Russ Robelen for the talks timeline.