One of our goals for this website is to provide a forum for discussing software history with people who have been instrumental in this industry’s progress as well as current practitioners who are moving the industry forward. Below is a list of conversations: choose one or more and please contribute!

The Cloud Before It Was Called The Cloud: Before cloud computing, before client-server, before network computing, before networking, there was…timesharing. In this blog, we discuss how an industry that was built on selling ten character per second access to a computer for $10 an hour (about $150 in present day purchasing power) evolved into an industry selling full access to an entire powerful server for $1 an hour.