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My high-tech adventure

Image of IBM 7090 Computer
IBM 7090 computer

In 2012 Dick wrote a book titled My High-Tech Adventure, which recorded memories of his experiences working in the computer industry from 1960 to 2012. Blogs in this set have been serialized from the original chapters and republished in 2018.

Blogs

Chapter 1, Introduction
Chapter 2, Early experiences with computers
Chapter 3, Computers at UCLA
Chapter 4, IBM Service Bureau
Chapter 5, Bell Labs
Chapter 6, SLAC
Chapter 7, Personal computers
Chapter 8, IBM
Chapter 9, Code samples
Chapter 10, Pillar Data Systems
Chapter 11, VR Communications, Inc.

Entire book (PDF file)

My High Tech Adventure 2012