Steven Sinofsky+ Your Authors @stevesi ॐ • investing • advising • writing • with @a16z @boxhq @tanium @everlaw… • Writings @ medium.learningbyshipping.com/ • 📷•🧘🏻‍♂️• tweets kept for 3 months Oct. 05, 2019 1 min read + Your Authors

The IBM 360/370.
The Xerox Alto/Star.
The General Magic Envoy/Magic Link.

Each of these systems were a complete imagination/invention of almost every technology and paradigm used to create a whole new way of computing. Each set the stage for 30+ years of innovation.

Read about the IBM 360/370 here:

IBM's 360 and Early 370 Systems (History of Computing)  https://www.amazon.com/dp/0262161230/ref=cm_sw_r_sms_c_api_i_nCkMDbZ2CSRS5 

Read about the Xerox Alto/Star here:

Dealers of Lightning: Xerox PARC and the Dawn of the Computer Ag...  https://www.amazon.com/dp/0887309895/ref=cm_sw_r_sms_awdb_t1_5DkMDbYW9QRT8 

And of course you can stream the “General Magic” documentary or read this piece from the launch  https://www.wired.com/1994/04/general-magic/ 


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