Barry Wessler, Salt Lake City, UT: an interview by Anne P. Peterson, 3 October 2012

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Title Barry Wessler, Salt Lake City, UT: an interview by Anne P. Peterson, 3 October 2012
Alternative Title No. 678 Barry Wessler
Creator Wessler, Barry
Contributor Peterson, Anne P.
Publisher Digitized by J. Willard Marriott Library, University of Utah
Date 2012-10-03
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Date Digital 2015-07-08
Spatial Coverage Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, United States, http://sws.geonames.org/5780993/
Subject Wessler, Barry--Interviews; Computer engineers--Biography; University of Utah--History
Description Transcript (13 pages) of an interview by Anne Peterson with Barry Wessler on 3 October 2012. Part of the University Oral History Project, Everett Cooley Collection tape no. U-3172
Abstract Dr. Barry Wessler, a pillar of the telecommunications and supercomputing community, talks about his career in information technology. With a bachelor's and a master´s degree from MIT, he worked for three years at ARPA, before coming to the University of Utah for his PhD in computer science. Dr. Wessler´s work at ARPA was in the Information Processing Techniques Office. After completing his degree at the University of Utah and creating the groundbreaking animated film "Not Just Reality" he joined Telnet Communications Corporation. Dr. Wessler holds a patent in network base disc redundancy storage system and method, but deemphasizes the patent's importance. He prefers to focus on the collegial atmosphere at the University of Utah and credits it with his success. Project: University of Utah Oral History Project. Interviewer: Anne P. Peterson.
Type Text
Genre oral histories (literary works)
Format application/pdf
Language eng
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Scanning Technician Niko Amaya; Halima Noor
Metadata Cataloger Daniel Patterson; Matt Brunsvik; Anna Neatrour; Ken Rockwell; Patrick Miller
Conversion Specifications Original scanned with Kirtas 2400 and saved as 400 ppi uncompressed TIFF. PDF generated by Adobe Acrobat Pro X for CONTENTdm display.
ARK ark:/87278/s63r2nxr
Topic Computer engineers; University of Utah
Setname uum_elc
Date Created 2015-11-10
Date Modified 2015-11-10
ID 839279
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s63r2nxr
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