O'Rourke describes his work in sales for General Electric's Computer Department. In this context he discusses the development of ERMA, the GE210 computer, and check sorting machines, notes the contributions of R. R. Johnson and recalls the influence of Al Zipf and the Bank of America in improving check sorting technology. O'Rourke also recalls his decision to form Tymshare.
Thomas J. O'Rourke, OH 133. Oral history interview by Bruce Bruemmer, 29 May 1987, Scottsdale, Arizona. Charles Babbage Institute, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis. http://purl.umn.edu/107817
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O'Rourke, Thomas J.; Bruemmer, Bruce.
Oral history interview with Thomas J. O'Rourke.
Charles Babbage Institute.
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