Issue No.01 - January-March (2008 vol.30)
DOI Bookmark: http://doi.ieeecomputersociety.org/10.1109/MAHC.2008.5
Under the leadership of Gordon Moore, Fairchild Semiconductor embarked on the design of a high-level time-sharing computer, Symbol IIR. In the mid-1960s, the falling costs of semiconductors made hardware seem like the logical design choice to replace common software functions. Symbol embodied that design, but to what effect?
computer design, high-level language, LSI application, time-shared
Stanley Mazor, "Fairchild Symbol Computer", IEEE Annals of the History of Computing, vol.30, no. 1, pp. 92-95, January-March 2008, doi:10.1109/MAHC.2008.5