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  • CIO Blast from the Past: 40 years of Multics, 1969-2009

    October 2009 marked an important milestone in the history of computing. It was exactly 40 years since the first Multics computer system was used for information management at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. In this edition of Blast from the Past we talk to Fernando Corbato on the early days of Multics, why it was so influential, open source and software development practices, and how cloud computing is a modern incarnation of Multics’ time-sharing philosophy.

    Written by Rodney Gedda11 Nov. 09 09:56
  • SLIDESHOW: CIO Blast from the Past - 40 years of Multics

    2009 marks 40 years since the first release of Multics, the groundbreaking operating system that pioneered time-sharing and paved the way for the development of Unix. In October 1969 the first production Multics system began operations at MIT. Take a tour of the past four decades of Multics with CIO.

    Written by Rodney Gedda11 Nov. 09 09:38
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