Day: 16 July 2021

About the Computer Museum of America CMoA

A .pdf about the Computer museum of America in Roswell, North of Atlanta GA. Hosts a substantial collection of Cray and other systems. This is a great place to see a range of different computers that Cray Research delivered to customers. Also houses a range of computer artefacts and interpretation displays. Bring the kids, bring …

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Cray-2 Memories

The slides from a chat with some Cray-2 Engineers that was hosted by CMoA on Star wars day 2021. Cray-2_MemoriesFINAL The Cray-2 is a fascinating and innovative machine that deserves a better write-up. Four best features of the Cray-2 • Density of electronics, it’s a very small machine compared to contemporaries. • Speed of processor using …

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World Land Speed record and Cray Research

I am a big fan of the 1997 Thrust SSC project and the current BloodHound SSC project. For the sheer engineering daring and boldness of ambition. For the mission to promote engineering and science as a profession and push back the frontiers of the possible. Here is the Cray Channels 1997 write up of the aerodynamic study …

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Apple Computer and Cray Research – some notes

What are the Cray Research connections with Apple Computers ?   Cray XMP/48 with Apple SE inside (c)1987 John Greenleigh   Cray Research and Apple Computers, seemly at opposite ends of the computer price spectrum, do have some subtle historical links. It is well known that Seymour Cray used an Apple desktop when designing Cray Computer Corp machines. …

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