Mainframes: The GE 225 and the Birth of BASIC

Mainframes: The GE 225 and the Birth of BASIC

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The computing industry started booming after World War II. General Electric’s CEO refused to enter that market. But a small team of rebel employees bent the rules to forge on in secret. They created the GE 225. It was a giant leap in engineering that pushed computing from a niche market to the mainstream—sowing the seeds for today’s tech industry.

Before the creation of general-purpose mainframes, computers were often built to perform a single function. William Ocasio recalls how GE’s first ... Maggiori informazioni

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