[Chicago] Good readings on the history of computing

Jaideep Singh jaideep.purdue at gmail.com
Fri Sep 27 16:57:33 CEST 2013

I don't know if this would be relevant to the subject but
http://natureofcode.com/book/ is a pretty good read. Interesting topics
ranging from real-world physics, using physics libraries (such as JBox2D),
cellular automata, flocking/following behavior, and neural
networking.Highly recommended for anyone interested in

On Thu, Sep 26, 2013 at 4:40 PM, Jordan Bettis <jordanb at hafd.org> wrote:

> On 09/26/2013 04:15 PM, Lance Hassan wrote:
>> not quite as impressive as that but the CME didn't phase out their
>> Tandems until well into this decade. Job reqs with Tandem experience were
>> almost as funny as getting reqs for FoxPro programmers.
> Heh I used Foxpro while working at IDES in 2006. They were transitioning
> to Access though, because everybody else used it. It was quite a downgrade
> unfortunately.
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