The IBM 701 Computer at the General Motors Research Laboratories

  • George F. Ryckman
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Abstract

The author remembers 3.5 hours mean time between failures for the 701—an excellent record. He recalls the beginning of SHARE and also what many regard as the first monitor on the 704 or on any IBM computer. Michael Chancellor was the Applied Science representative, and Warren Hume was the branch manager.

Keywords

Magnetic Tape Card Reader Mean Time Between Failure Hypoid Gear Branch Manager 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 2001

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  • George F. Ryckman

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