VAX 780 on eBay

Stefan Skoglund stefan.skoglund at
Wed Jan 5 04:25:37 CST 2022

tis 2022-01-04 klockan 08:40 -0700 skrev Grant Taylor via cctalk:
> On 1/4/22 12:14 AM, Chuck Guzis via cctalk wrote:
> > Seymour Cray, along with Bill Norris and Jim Thornton and others 
> > left Remington Rand/UNIVAC after Rand bought the near-bankrupt ERA.
> > Apparently, the work environment at Rand was felt to be stifling. 
> > Norris had all of the Navy connections and was a great marketer, 
> > so bringing some of Rand's engineering talent along was a natural.
> Interesting.
> I guess I thought that since Seymour left CDC to form Cray Research, 
> that meant that he was more of an employee at CDC and had less
> influence 
> on how it operated as a company.  I would have assumed that someone
> that 
> was a founder would have had more influence and tried to improve
> things 
> before splitting off and forming yet another new company.

Bosack and Lerner ?

And after getting kicked out by the venture capitalists sold of all
their remaining shares in cisco.

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