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The Charles Babbage Institute (CBI) is an archives and research center dedicated to preserving the history of information technology and promoting and conducting research in the field. The CBI Archives, a unit of the University of Minnesota Libraries' Archives and Special Collections Department, collects, preserves and provides access to rich archival collections documenting the history of information technology. CBI’s historical research program, part of the University's College of Science and Engineering, fosters new understanding of developments in the history of computing, software, and networking; supports the work of scholars outside the Institute; and works collaboratively with individuals and organizations throughout the world.

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Oral history interview with Thomas A. Keenan

Keenan, Thomas A. (Charles Babbage Institute, 1990-09-28)
After Keenan briefly discusses his education, he describes the Rosser and Pierce reports that he worked on that spurred National Science Foundation (NSF) activity in relation to computers and a networking grant that he ...

Oral history interview with Stephen Lukasik

Lukasik, Stephen (Charles Babbage Institute, 1991-10-17)
Lukasik discusses his tenure at the Advanced Research Projects Agency (ARPA), later the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA). The interview focuses on the Information Processing Techniques Office (IPTO) of ...

Oral history interview with William A. Wulf

Wulf, William A. (Charles Babbage Institute, 2015-06-23)
Computer security pioneer and past President of the National Academy of Engineering William Wulf briefly recounts his childhood, early education, and developing research interests before addressing how he came to develop ...

Oral history interview with Anita K. Jones

Jones, Anita K. (Charles Babbage Institute, 2015-06-24)
Computer security pioneer Antia K. Jones briefly discusses her undergraduate education at Rice University and work at IBM. The bulk of the interview concentrates on her graduate education at Carnegie Mellon University and ...

Oral history interview with Frederic J. Wendling

Wendling, Frederic J. (Charles Babbage Institute, 2008-02-19)
With support from the National Science Foundation (Grant No. 0811988, “Designing and Using FastLane: Distilling Lessons for Cyberinfrastructures”) CBI researchers Jeffrey Yost and Thomas Misa conducted oral history interviews ...

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