PLOT: Table of Contents edit / delete

David Moon's design for a modern Lisp with proper syntax rather than S-expressions.

to lisp mit programming-language syntax ... on 29 June 2020

The Story of Infocom edit / delete

Written for an MIT module. Some details I hadn't seen before.

to games history if infocom mit retrocomputing zork ... on 04 November 2018

Larry's memoirs and musings edit / delete

Larry Krakauer of the MIT AI Lab. Articles here on various ITS-related topics, but I started by reading just the chess articles and then ended up reading the whole thing...

to ai chess its machack mit ... on 05 May 2018

Peter R. Samson edit / delete

Pete Samson of MIT AI lab fame. This site has the TMRC dictionary, which is a forerunner of the Jargon File.

to its jargon mit trains ... on 05 May 2018

Inside Spacewar! — A Software Archeological Approach edit / delete

Extremely comprehensive study of the Spacewar code. I might describe this as a software graphological analysis rather than an archeological one, since one of the most interesting parts is the examination of different programmers' styles...

to ag0700 games history mit pdp1 programming retrocomputing source spacewar ... on 05 March 2015

The network nightmare that ate my week | Occasionally Coherent edit / delete

An IPv6 privacy addressing horror story from MIT.

to ipv6 mit networking privacy-addressing sysadmin ... on 06 September 2014

MIT Radiation Lab series edit / delete

Scanned versions of the books that the MIT Rad Lab produced after the end of WW2 about their work on radar (as referenced in documents on the Manchester Baby computer).

to electronics etext history mit radar radio retrotech ww2 ... on 09 February 2014

MIT Mystery Hunt Puzzle Index edit / delete

Exactly as it says. Very neat -- for example, if you want to find all the electronics puzzles...

to hunt mit mystery puzzles ... on 06 October 2012

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