The Early Years of Academic Computing

William Y. Arms

Cornell University

Reflections on the early years of academic computing, emphasizing the period from the 1960s to the 1990s when universities developed their own computing environments, with case studies based on personal experience at Dartmouth College and Carnegie Mellon University.

This is the first part of a set of memoirs published by the Internet First University Press. The full collection is at:

     http://ecommons.library.cornell.edu/handle/1813/36808

This web version of this memoir is at:

     http://www.cs.cornell.edu/wya/AcademicComputing