The Ultimate Apollo Guidance Computer Talk
coryheisterkamp at gmail.com
Tue Sep 18 22:02:26 CDT 2018
Liam, thanks for posting this. What a wonderful way to waste an hour. ; )
I can also highly recommend the book 'Digital Apollo', which goes into some detail about the man-machine interface of the AGC and the internal debate at the time of the role of man as "spacecraft pilot". -C
On Sep 18, 2018, at 12:28 PM, Liam Proven via cctalk wrote:
> Amazingly detailed 1hr talk about the Apollo Guidance Computer. It's
> stunning how much they got into mid-1960s technology: 1 MHz hand-made
> processor, 1 k of RAM, 4 k of ROM, and bank-switching, with a
> fault-tolerant multitasking OS with an interpreted metalanguage.
> Absolutely stunning.
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