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- A Person Depicted Brighton, Australia
Photograph - CSIRAC Computer, John Spencer with CSIRAC at Museum Victoria, 1999 Reg. No: MM 90899 135
- This is one of a series of photographic material in print, negative and/or digital formats covering CSIRAC machine and the people associated with it. The series was acquired from the University of Melbourne in 2003.
- Description Of Content:
- John Spencer (left) in front of CSIRAC at Museum Victoria. In 1998 John wrote an emulator for CSIRAC to run on a modern personal computer and used it to simulate CSIRAC programs. He played a major part in recreating music first generated on CSIRAC in the early 1950s and collaborated with Paul Doornbusch to simulate the early "sounds of CSIRAC". (l-r ) John Spencer, Ron Bowles, Jurij Semkiw. 26 November 1999.
- Acquisition Information:
- Donation from University of Melbourne (The) Computer Science & Software Engineering Department
|Tagged with:||computing, csirac computer, first generation computers, mainframe computers, computer music|
|Themes this item is part of:||Computing Departments at the University of Melbourne, a brief history 1956-1996, Information & Communication Collection, CSIRAC Collection|
|Primary Classification:||COMPUTING & CALCULATING|
|Secondary Classification:||Digital Computing|
|Tertiary Classification:||archival materials|
|People Depicted:||(left to right):; Spencer, John; Bowles, Ron; Semkiw, Jurij|
|Format:||Photograph: Black & White|
|Person Depicted:||Mr. John Spencer, Brighton, Victoria, Australia, 1999|
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