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Document Details


Title: Jack P. Ruina
Local code: OH 163
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: University of Minnesota, Twin Cities. Charles Babbage Institute
Collection: Charles Babbage Institute Oral History Program
Description: The interview is mainly concerned with the beginning of the Information Processing Techniques Office within ARPA. The following issues were discussed: the initial goals, how the idea of an information processing program was initiated, the selection of the first director, and the working relation Ruina had as the Director of ARPA from 1961-1963 with the Director of the computing program.
Extent: 12 pages
URL: http://www.cbi.umn.edu/oh/pdf.phtml?id=238
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1989 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Ruina, Jack P.
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker occupation: Electrical engineer
Document location: Cambridge, MA
Document date: 20-Apr-1989
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: OHI0024037-25583