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  1. School of Computer Science and Statistics (SCSS), Trinity College Dublin


Colour code

Yet To Be Found

not curated

curation started

curation done
    1. SCSS Treasures Inventory


The Computer Science collection is recorded in the Schedules to the Statutes as being among the treasures of the College.

Item Number

Item, with Identifier (e.g. serial no.)

Vintage

Importance

Accession Date

Accession By




TCD-SCSS-T.1908.1

Lightning Calculator

1908(?)

7-digit decimal mechanical adding machine, addend entered via rotary dials, made by the Lightning Calculator Company, Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA

8-Dec-2012

Prof.J.G.Byrne

TCD-SCSS-T.192x.1

(Unknown?) "Master" Adding Machine

192x(?)

9-digit decimal mechanical adding machine, has "Master" logo

8-Dec-2012

Prof.J.G.Byrne

TCD-SCSS-T.192x.2

(Unknown?) Adding Machine

192x(?)

Decimal pin-wheel mechanical adding machine (pincalculator), 9-digit addend, 13-digit total, may be a "Brunsviga" made by Grimme, Natalis and Company in Brunswick, Germany

8-Dec-2012

Prof.J.G.Byrne

TCD-SCSS-T.193x.1

Brunsviga 13RK(?) Adding Machine

193x(?)

Decimal pin-wheel mechanical adding machine (pincalculator), 10-digit addend, 13-digit total, one of the "Brunsviga 13-series" introduced in 1927, made by Grimme, Natalis and Company in Brunswick, Germany

8-Dec-2012

Prof.J.G.Byrne

TCD-SCSS-T.193x.2

(Unknown?) Calculator

193x(?)

10-digit decimal mechanical adder/subtractor, made by ????

8-Dec-2012

Prof.J.G.Byrne

TCD-SCSS-T.193x.3

(Unknown?) Sterling Calculator

193x(?)

8-digit mechanical Sterling calculator, "capacity £1000.00", made by ????

8-Dec-2012

Prof.J.G.Byrne

TCD-SCSS-T.193x.4

R.C.Allen Calculator

193x(?)

8-digit mechanical adder/subtractor, made by R.C.Allen Business Machines

8-Dec-2012

Prof.J.G.Byrne

TCD-SCSS-T.195x.1

Burroughs T890-9 Protectograph CY60
S/N: K8986

195x(?)

Bank cheque embosser manufactured by Burroughs, Todd Division (originally W.G.Todd & Co., Memphis, USA)

8-Dec-2012

Prof.J.G.Byrne

TCD-SCSS-T.195x.2

Facit Calculator

195x(?)

Decimal mechanical calculator, add, subtract(?), made by Facit AB, Atvidaberg, Sweden

8-Dec-2012

Prof.J.G.Byrne

TCD-SCSS-T.195x.3

Facit Calculator

195x(?)

Decimal mechanical calculator, add, subtract(?), multiply, divide, made by Facit AB, Atvidaberg, Sweden

8-Dec-2012

Prof.J.G.Byrne

TCD-SCSS-T.195x.4

Plus Time Comptometer or a Plus Adder

195x(?)

Quinary mechanical adding machine, with 9-digit addend and 10-digit total, either a Plus 509 "Plus Adder" with "half keyboard" that has only 5 keys per digit, "1" to "5" (larger numbers need two additions, e.g. 777 = 555 + 222), or a Plus 509/T "Plus Time" Comptometer designed for calculations in hours and minutes, made by Bell Punch Co. Ltd. in Britain, distributed by Sumlock Ltd, both owned by Control Systems Ltd

8-Dec-2012

Prof.J.G.Byrne

TCD-SCSS-T.195x.5

(Unknown?) Diode ROM Array

195x(?)

Diode ROM memory array

8-Dec-2012

Dr.Jeremy Jones

TCD-SCSS-T.196x.1

Plessey Core Store
S/N: ????

196x(?)

Low-density early stacked core memory array, Plessey Components Ltd

8-Dec-2012

Dr.Jeremy Jones

TCD-SCSS-T.196x.1

(Unknown?) Core Store

196x(?)

High-density stacked core memory array, possibly from IBM360

8-Dec-2012

Prof.J.G.Byrne

TCD-SCSS-T.196x.1

2 x (Unknown?) Patch Panels

196x(?)

Patch panels, possibly from IBM1620

8-Dec-2012

Prof.J.G.Byrne

TCD-SCSS-T.1962.1

IBM Card Reader Model 29C
S/N: 55-92745-89

1962(?)

Classic IBM punched card reader that was attached to the IBM 1620 used by the Dept.Computer Science from 1962-1967(?)

8-Dec-2012

Prof.J.G.Byrne

TCD-SCSS-T.1967.1

Interdata Model 70
CPU chassis S/N: ???
Power Controller S/N: 872-B

1967(?)

A first-generation commercial minicomputer, with IBM360-derived instruction set, with 16kB non-volatile core memory and magnetic cassette tape input/output, fully operational(?), switched off with Interactive Fortran live in core
trivia: Anglo-Australian Telescope at Siding Springs was controlled by a Model 70 from 1974-2008 (34yrs)

8-Dec-2012

Dr.Brian Coghlan

TCD-SCSS-T.1968.1

IBM 360 Console

1968(?)

Control panel, with elaborate set of switches and indicators, from IBM 360 mainframe computer used by the Dept.Computer Science from 1968-1978(?)

8-Dec-2012

Prof.J.G.Byrne

TCD-SCSS-T.1968.2

IBM 360 Logic Chassis and Hybrid Logic Modules

1968(?)

Logic chassis and hybrid logic modules from IBM 360 mainframe computer used by the Dept.Computer Science from 1968-1978(?)

8-Dec-2012

Prof.J.G.Byrne

TCD-SCSS-T.1968.3

HP9100A Programmable Calculator
S/N: 816-0212

1968

Electronic programmable reverse Polish scientific calculator, HP's first calculator, diode ROMs for algorithms (no integrated circuits), 10-digit mantissa 2-digit exponent, cathode ray tube (CRT) display, magnetic card storage, printer

8-Dec-2012

Prof.J.G.Byrne

TCD-SCSS-T.197x.1

(Unknown?) Acoustic Modem

197x(?)

Telephone modem used for remote access to time-sharing systems, telephone placed on acoustic cups

8-Dec-2012

Prof.J.G.Byrne

TCD-SCSS-T.197x.2

(Unknown?) A211 Acoustic Data Coupler

197x(?)

Telephone modem used for remote access to time-sharing systems, telephone placed on acoustic cups, possibly manufactured by Anderson Jacobson Inc, San Jose, USA

8-Dec-2012

Prof.J.G.Byrne

TCD-SCSS-T.197x.3

Gandalf Modem LDS125

197x(?)

Ubiquitous RS232C serial line modem used for remote access to time-sharing systems
trivia: Gandalf is a character from Tolkein's novels

8-Dec-2012

Prof.J.G.Byrne

TCD-SCSS-T.197x.4

CPU Peripherals Visual Display Unit (VDU)
S/N: 00090

197x(?)

1970s-vintage video terminal from CPU Peripherals Ltd, St.Johns, Woking, UK

8-Dec-2012

Tom Kearney

TCD-SCSS-T.197x.5

(Unknown?) RS-232C I/O Multiplexer

197x(?)

RS232C serial-line input/output multiplexer

8-Dec-2012

Tom Kearney

TCD-SCSS-T.197x.6

(Unknown?) Prototyping Board

197x(?)

Prototyping board, includes 4 x 4 array of General Instrument RA-3-4402 4Kbit static random access memory, probably for Burroughs 1700

8-Dec-2012

Prof.J.G.Byrne

TCD-SCSS-T.197x.7

(Unknown?) Prototyping Board

197x(?)

Prototyping board, includes 2 x EPROM, probably for Burroughs 1700

8-Dec-2012

Prof.J.G.Byrne

TCD-SCSS-T.197x.8

CBM ??? Printing(?) Calculator

197x(?)

Electronic printing(?) calculator, Commodore Business Machines

8-Dec-2012

Prof.J.G.Byrne

TCD-SCSS-T.197x.9

Comdyna GP-6 Analog Computer

197x(?)

Comdyna GP-6 Analog Computer, unsure of vintage, could be anytime between 1968 and 2004 (only internals changed)

8-Dec-2012

Tom Kearney

TCD-SCSS-T.197x.10

(Unknown?) 12"(?) Cartridge Tape or Disk Unit

197x(?)

Cartridge Tape or Disk Unit

8-Dec-2012

Tom Kearney

TCD-SCSS-T.1972.1

HP9820A Programmable Calculator
S/N: 1144A02907

1972

Electronic programmable scientific calculator, HP's first algebraic calculator (used reverse Polish internally), integrated circuit based, 16-character LED display, magnetic card storage, printer, expandable functionality using plug-in "ROM blocks" (2 modules installed: "Mathematics" and "User Defined Functions I-III")

8-Dec-2012

Prof.J.G.Byrne

TCD-SCSS-T.1975.1

Adler 120P Printing Calculator

1975(?)

Electronic calculator with integrated printer

8-Dec-2012

Prof.J.G.Byrne

TCD-SCSS-T.1976.1

Rockwell AIM-65

1976

Development computer based on the MOS Technology 6502 microprocessor

8-Dec-2012

Prof.J.G.Byrne

TCD-SCSS-T.1976.2

IBM Magnetic 12"(?) Tape Spool

1976

IBM magtape marked "Backup Spool1 initialised 19.11.1976"

8-Dec-2012

Prof.J.G.Byrne

TCD-SCSS-T.1978.1

DEC VAX-11/780 Control Panel

1978

VAX11/780 front panel strip with logo

8-Dec-2012

Mike Nowlan

TCD-SCSS-T.1978.2

DEC VAX 11/780 Console Processor

1978

Digital Equipment Corp. LSI-11 based PDP11 console processor from the VAX mainframe (which ran VMS) used by the Dept.Computer Science from 1978-1988

8-Dec-2012

Dr.Brian Coghlan

TCD-SCSS-T.1978.3

DEC VAX 11/780 CPU Logic PCB

1978

CPU logic PCB from the VAX mainframe used by the Dept.Computer Science during 1978-1988

8-Dec-2012

Dr.Brian Coghlan

TCD-SCSS-T.1978.4

DEC VAX 11/780 Cache Controller PCB

1978

???kByte cache controller PCB from the VAX mainframe used by the Dept.Computer Science during 1978-1988

8-Dec-2012

Dr.Brian Coghlan

TCD-SCSS-T.1978.5

DEC VAX 11/780 Memory PCB

1978

???kByte memory PCB from the VAX mainframe used by the Dept.Computer Science during 1978-1988

8-Dec-2012

Dr.Brian Coghlan

TCD-SCSS-T.1978.6

DEC VAX 11/780 Logic PCB

1978

Logic PCB from the VAX mainframe used by the Dept.Computer Science during 1978-1988

8-Dec-2012

Prof.J.G.Byrne

TCD-SCSS-T.1978.7

DEC VT100 Visual Display Unit
S/N: ??????

1978

Classic 1970s-vintage video terminal

8-Dec-2012

Tom Kearney

TCD-SCSS-T.1979.1

Modula-II machine

1979

Microcoded high-level language machine to execute Modula-II p-code, designed and constructed with wire-wrap technology by Dr.Jeremy Jones in the Dept.Computer Science

8-Dec-2012

Dr.Jeremy Jones

TCD-SCSS-T.1979.2

Western Digital WD90 Pascal Microengine
S/N: 668

1979

Commercial microcoded high-level language machine to execute Pascal p-code, based on same WD9000 chipset that was developed for the DEC LSI-11, running the UCSD Pascal operating system

8-Dec-2012

Dr.Brian Coghlan

TCD-SCSS-T.1979.3

Teletype Model 43
Spec: 9249
S/N: 10716

1979

Teletype Model 43

8-Dec-2012

Tom Kearney

TCD-SCSS-T.198x.1

IBM Numeric Keypad

198x(?)

Numeric input keypad

8-Dec-2012

Prof.J.G.Byrne

TCD-SCSS-T.198x.2

(Unknown?) PC ???? ISA card

198x(?)

PC ???? ISA card, possibly for high-speed serial-line, maybe for X25

8-Dec-2012

Prof.J.G.Byrne

TCD-SCSS-T.198x.3

(Unknown?) Keyboard with Kleertex Overlay

198x(?)

Keyboard for KayPro Computer with Kleertex for Wordstar/Mailmerge commands, possibly MG-1 keyboard(?)

8-Dec-2012

Tom Kearney

TCD-SCSS-T.198x.4

Synopticss lattisnet 3030 Concentrator

198x(?)

Concentrator for "thinwire" coaxial Ethernet

8-Dec-2012

Tom Kearney

TCD-SCSS-T.198x.5

Lan Technologies 800

198x(?)

Switch for "thinwire" coaxial Ethernet

8-Dec-2012

Tom Kearney

TCD-SCSS-T.198x.6

DEC DEMPR-AB Thinwire Ethernet Multiport Repeater
S/N: AS83927224

198x(?)

Repeater for "thinwire" coaxial Ethernet

8-Dec-2012

Tom Kearney

TCD-SCSS-T.1980.1

Heurikon HSE-10R
S/N: HSE-0888-056

1980(?)

5U rackmounted modular industrial Microcomputer

8-Dec-2012

Tom Kearney

TCD-SCSS-T.1980.2

IBM PC 5150

1980(?)

First-generation IBM Personal Computer (PC), based on i8088, running Microsoft's MSDOS

8-Dec-2012

Prof.J.G.Byrne

TCD-SCSS-T.1980.3

Seagate ST-506 Hard Disk
S/N: 006938

1980

First 5.25" hard disk drive, 5MB formatted, Seagate Technology (previously Shugart Technology)

8-Dec-2012

Dr.Brian Coghlan

TCD-SCSS-T.1981.1

Microprocessor Practical PCB

1981

Senior Freshman 2BA4 microprocessor course practical wire-wrap prototyping PCB, MC6809-based

8-Dec-2012

Dr.Jeremy Jones

TCD-SCSS-T.1982.1

Apple Mac Plus

1982(?)

Second-generation Apple Macintosh personal computer

8-Dec-2012

Tom Kearney

TCD-SCSS-T.1982.2

Sharp MZ-700 Personal Computer
S/N: ????????

1982

Second-generation of Sharp MZ series PCs, Z80-based

8-Dec-2012

Prof.J.G.Byrne

TCD-SCSS-T.1982.3

Sharp MZ-700 Personal Computer
S/N: 40506207

1982

Second-generation of Sharp MZ series PCs, Z80-based

8-Dec-2012

Prof.J.G.Byrne

TCD-SCSS-T.1982.4

Versabus CPU Board

1982

Versabus MC68000 CPU board, has 4 x 9 array of NEC D4164D 64Kbit DRAM, probably part of the Motorola MC68000 development kit

8-Dec-2012

Prof.J.G.Byrne

TCD-SCSS-T.1982.4

Versabus I/O Board

1982

Versabus graphics(?) board, probably part of the Motorola MC68000 development kit

8-Dec-2012

Prof.J.G.Byrne

TCD-SCSS-T.1982.4

Versabus Graphics Board

1982

Versabus I/O board, probably part of the Motorola MC68000 development kit

8-Dec-2012

Prof.J.G.Byrne

TCD-SCSS-T.1983.1

Whitechapel MG-1
Type: MG-1-45-1
P/N: 100085
S/N: 200078

1983

First UK-designed commercial desktop workstation, NS32016-based, running UNIX
trivia: "MG-1" named after the Milliard Gargantubrain from The Hitch-Hiker's Guide to the Galaxy

8-Dec-2012

Dr.Jeremy Jones

TCD-SCSS-T.1983.3

Teradata DBC/1012

1983(?)

First commercial tree machine, i80286-based, designed for parallel execution of SQL queries on up to 1TB databases (1012 == 10^12 bytes, i.e. 1TB), SCSS's largest treasure

8-Dec-2012

Prof.J.G.Byrne

TCD-SCSS-T.1983.4

Texas Instruments Compact Computer 40 (CC-40)

1983

Early battery-operated portable PC, TMS70C20-based

8-Dec-2012

Prof.J.G.Byrne

TCD-SCSS-T.1984.1

IBM Portable PC 5155

1984(?)

First-generation IBM-PC-compatible portable PC, suitcase sized

8-Dec-2012

Prof.J.G.Byrne
(in his office)

TCD-SCSS-T.1984.2

SORD M8(?) Microcomputer

1984(?)

Japanese MC68000-based microcomputer

8-Dec-2012

Dr.Brian Coghlan

TCD-SCSS-T.1984.3

Apple Classic SE

1984(?)

Third-generation Apple Macintosh personal computer

8-Dec-2012

Tom Kearney

TCD-SCSS-T.1984.4

Intel iPSC Hypercube

1984(?)

First commercial hypercube parallel machine

8-Dec-2012

Dr.Dan McCarthy

TCD-SCSS-T.1985.1

Sequent Symmetry

1985(?)

First-generation commercial symmetric multiprocessor (SMP) minicomputer, i80386-based, running Dynix

8-Dec-2012

Dr.Brian Coghlan

TCD-SCSS-T.1985.2

DEC VAX Station 2000

1985(?)

Highly integrated DEC VAX workstation, based on 5MHz MicroVAX-78032 nMOS microprocessor, running Ultrix-32

8-Dec-2012

Tom Kearney

TCD-SCSS-T.1986.1

Trinity Workstation

1986(?)

First Irish-designed UNIX system, designed by Dr.Stephen Brooks and Dr.Jeremy Jones in the Dept.Computer Science, NS32032-based, running Genix

8-Dec-2012

Dr.Jeremy Jones

TCD-SCSS-T.1988.1

ICL Clan 4

1988(?)

Commercial MC68020-based UNIX workstation

8-Dec-2012

Tom Kearney

TCD-SCSS-T.1988.2

IBM AS/400

1988(?)

IBM's successor to the System32/34/38 but without capability addressing

8-Dec-2012

Tom Kearney

TCD-SCSS-T.1989.1

Apple Mac II Ci

1989

Apple Macintosh personal computer, successor to the Macintosh IIcx

8-Dec-2012

Tom Kearney

TCD-SCSS-T.1989.2

Emulex Performance 4000

1989(?)

Emulex Performance 4000 network terminal server

8-Dec-2012

Tom Kearney

TCD-SCSS-T.199x.1

(Unknown?) "Laser" Portable

199x(?)

Portable PC, unknown manufacturer(?) (possibly Vtech, Hong Kong)

8-Dec-2012

Prof.J.G.Byrne

TCD-SCSS-T.199x.2

IBM Thinkpad Portable

199x(?)

IBM Portable PC

8-Dec-2012

Prof.J.G.Byrne

TCD-SCSS-T.199x.3

IBM AS/400

199x(?)

IBM AS/400

8-Dec-2012

Tom Kearney

TCD-SCSS-T.199x.4

Microprocessor Practical PCB

199x

Senior Freshman 2BA4 microprocessor course practical wire-wrap prototyping PCB, MC68000-based

8-Dec-2012

Dr.Brian Coghlan

TCD-SCSS-T.199x.5

Sun Sparc Classic
S/N: 600-2951-01 418M0732

199x

Sun Sparc Classic

8-Dec-2012

Tom Kearney

TCD-SCSS-T.199x.6

Sun Sparcstation IPX
S/N: 600-2791-04 213M1236

199x

Sun Sparcstation IPX

8-Dec-2012

Tom Kearney

TCD-SCSS-T.1990.1

Meiko Computing Surface

1990(?)

First commercial Transputer-based minicomputer

8-Dec-2012

Dr.Brian Coghlan

TCD-SCSS-T.1990.2

Custom i80486 PC Server

1990

i80486-based PC server assembled by Dr.Brian Coghlan, running Carnegie Mellon's MACH 3.0 microkernel

8-Dec-2012

Dr.Brian Coghlan

TCD-SCSS-T.1991.1

Apple Classic II

1991(?)

Apple Macintosh personal computer, successor to the Macintosh SE/30

8-Dec-2012

Tom Kearney

TCD-SCSS-T.1991.2

Apple M5216 Macintosh Portable
S/N: CK106017MH

1991

Revision of first-generation Apple portable to incorporate backlit display and psuedo-SRAM, MC68000-based, active-matrix LCD display
trivia: first portable used in space, in 1991

8-Dec-2012

Prof.J.G.Byrne

TCD-SCSS-T.1991.3

Apple PowerBook 170

1991

Second-generation Apple portable, MC68030-based, active-matrix LCD display

8-Dec-2012

Prof.J.G.Byrne

TCD-SCSS-T.1991.4

Texas Instruments TI-5034SV calculator

1991

Typical 12-digit electronic calculator

8-Dec-2012

Prof.J.G.Byrne

TCD-SCSS-T.1992.1

Corollary XM SMP

1992(?)

Second-generation of first commercial IBM-PC-compatible symmetric multiprocessor (SMP)

8-Dec-2012

Dr.Brian Coghlan

TCD-SCSS-T.1992.2

Tolsys Stable Disk

1992(?)

First Irish-designed fault-tolerant disk system, 25 SCSI-2 drives, TSMR2006 RAID Controller, TSMV2004 Stable Memory, multiwire technology, designed and constructed by campus company spun out of Dept.Computer Science

8-Dec-2012

Dr.Brian Coghlan

TCD-SCSS-T.1992.3

Apple Mac LCII

1992

Apple Macintosh personal computer, successor to Apple Mac LC, MC68030-based, supporting virtual memory

8-Dec-2012

Tom Kearney

TCD-SCSS-T.1994.1

WinTV-Prism PAL-1 5055 Rev C

1994

WinTV-Prism TV tuner ISA card for PCs

8-Dec-2012

Prof.J.G.Byrne

TCD-SCSS-T.1996.1

SGI O2 Graphics Workstation

1996

Commercial graphics workstation, from SGI's IRIS 4D range, MIPS R5000-based, running Irix, one of the first affordable workstations with a hardware graphics pipeline, donated to SCSS by Prof.Luke Drury of DIAS

8-Dec-2012

Dr.Brian Coghlan

TCD-SCSS-T.1998.1

Panasonic LF D101U/LF-D101E DVD-RAM Drive

1998(?)

Panasonic DVD-RAM drive

8-Dec-2012

Prof.J.G.Byrne

TCD-SCSS-T.2000.1

IBM Travelstar DJSA-210 10.06GB ATA/IDE 2.5" hard disk

2000

IBM IDE hard disk

8-Dec-2012

Prof.J.G.Byrne
    1. Lost Items


The following items have been lost.
If anyone knows if one of these items still exists and where it is, we would dearly like it back for the collection

Item Number

Item, with Identifier (e.g. serial no.)

Vintage

Importance

Accession Date

Accession By




TCD-SCSS-T.1973.x

Burroughs 1714

1973(?)

Commercial zero-instruction-set computer used by the Dept.Computer Science from 1973-1978(?), disposed of in 1984(?) to Peter Tully (now at IT-Tallaght), last known location his brother's warehouse in Sandyford, long gone

8-Dec-2012

Yet To Be Found

TCD-SCSS-T.1977.x

Apple II

1977

One of the first highly successful mass-produced microcomputers, 6502-based

8-Dec-2012

Yet To Be Found

TCD-SCSS-T.1978.x

??? Line Printer

1978

Typical 1970s-vintage tractor-feed needle line printer

8-Dec-2012

Yet To Be Found

TCD-SCSS-T.1980.x

Cromenco ???

1980(?)

Modular industrial Microcomputer

8-Dec-2012

Yet To Be Found

TCD-SCSS-T.1980.x

Northstar ???

1980(?)

Desktop microcomputer system, with built-in display and keyboard

8-Dec-2012

Yet To Be Found

TCD-SCSS-T.1981.x

BBC Micro with custom Tek4014 graphics console emulation ROM

1981

Popular personal computer, designed for BBC Computer Literacy Project, 6502-based, customised as a display for a Siggraph Core79 compliant 3-d graphics library

8-Dec-2012

Yet To Be Found

TCD-SCSS-T.1982.x

SUN-1 Workstation boards

1982

Seminal microcomputer used by Sun Microsystems in their first workstations, comprising MC68000-based CPU board, graphics board, and 3Mbps first-generation Ethernet board, all designed by Andy Bechtolsheim for his PhD
trivia: "SUN" stands for Stanford University Network

8-Dec-2012

Prof.Neville Harris
Yet To Be Found

TCD-SCSS-T.1983.x

Apple Lisa

1983

Unsuccessful attempted successor to Apple II personal computer, MC68000-based

8-Dec-2012

Yet To Be Found

TCD-SCSS-T.1983.x

Symbolics 3600 "Workstation" (if you ignore bar-fridge size box beneath)

1983(?)

Second-generation commercial Lisp machine, microcoded tagged-data (32d/4t) stack machine, 4096 registers (2048 cache top of control stack), hardware for virtual memory, garbage collection and Ethernet, MC68000-based front-end
trivia1: symbolics.com domain registered on 15-Mar-1985, the first .com domain in the world
trivia2: fallout with MIT led Richard Stallman to set up GNU

8-Dec-2012

Yet To Be Found

TCD-SCSS-T.1988.x

Apollo DN10000

1988(?)

Minisupercomputer, with PRISM VLIW multi-chip CPU, running Apollo Domain/OS, with proprietary token-ring network, used with Mentor Graphics CAD package
trivia1: PRISM = Parallel Reduced Instruction Set Machine
trivia2: given design, appropriately named "wilde"

8-Dec-2012

Yet To Be Found

TCD-SCSS-T.1988.x

Apollo DN3550 Workstation

1988(?)

CAD workstation, MC68030-based, running Apollo Domain/OS, with proprietary token-ring network, used with Mentor Graphics CAD package

8-Dec-2012

Yet To Be Found

  • This inventory was created on 8-Dec-2012. Accession dates before then are recorded as the inventory creation date.

  • The Dept.Computer Science was one of the two predecessors of the School of Computer Science and Statistics (SCSS); the other was the Dept.Statistics.

  • For further information contact: coghlan at cs.tcd.ie

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