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Document Details


Title: John M. M. Pinkerton
Local code: OH 149
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: University of Minnesota, Twin Cities. Charles Babbage Institute
Collection: Charles Babbage Institute Oral History Program
Description: Pinkerton begins by discussing his education and wartime work in radar technology in England. He then describes his movement into the computer industry after World War II and his work on the LEO I and LEO II computers. In this context he discusses the British computer firms J. Lyons and Company, Leo Computers, English Electric Co., and International Computers Ltd.
Extent: 37 pages
URL: http://www.cbi.umn.edu/oh/pdf.phtml?id=224
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1988 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Pinkerton, John Maurice McLean
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker occupation: Engineer
Document location: Esher, England
Document date: 23-Aug-1988
Interviewer: Pinkerton, John Maurice McLean
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: OHI0024028-25574