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Document Details


Title: Peter Lykos
Local code: OH 214
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: University of Minnesota, Twin Cities. Charles Babbage Institute
Collection: Charles Babbage Institute Oral History Program
Description: Lykos begins by describing his work with computers in the curriculum at IIT. He discusses his work at the National Science Foundation (NSF). Topics include: the creation of the Computer Impact on Society Program; the personal pressures associated with working at NSF as a rotator; and his interaction with John Pasta, Luther Williams, and Frederick Weingarten. He also discusses ARPANET.
Extent: 39 pages
URL: http://www.cbi.umn.edu/oh/pdf.phtml?id=185
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1990 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Lykos, Peter
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker occupation: Scientist
Document location: Chicago, IL
Document date: 13-Nov-1990
Interviewer: Aspray, William
Locations discussed: North America; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Computer software; Electric engineering; Engineering; Information technology; North America; Oral history; Software engineering; United States
Topics discussed - Other terms: Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA)
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0023996-25540