Oral history interview with Donald W. Davies

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Oral history interview with Donald W. Davies

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Charles Babbage Institute


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Davies begins by discussing his entry into computing through work during World War II, and mentions his involvement with the Pilot ACE and ACE computer projects of the 1940s and 1950s before focusing on his work at the National Physical Laboratories Computer Science Division. Davies discusses at length the management of the division and its activities, especially related to data transmission systems.


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Donald Watts Davies, OH 189. Oral history interview by Martin Campbell-Kelly, 17 March 1986, National Physical Laboratory, UK. Charles Babbage Institute, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis. http://purl.umn.edu/107241

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Davies, Donald Watts. (1986). Oral history interview with Donald W. Davies. Retrieved from the University Digital Conservancy, https://hdl.handle.net/11299/107241.

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