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Industrial Dynamics: Minnesota Embraces the Information Economy

Thomas J. Misa

in Digital State: The Story of Minnesota's Computing Industry

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816683314
eISBN:
9781452948973
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816683314.003.0008
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

‘Industrial Dynamics’ outlines how Minnesota embraced the “information economy” in its workforce and notable institutions (inc. Minneapolis Federal Reserve, University, and statewide educational ... More


Digital State: The Story of Minnesota's Computing Industry

Thomas J. Misa

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816683314
eISBN:
9781452948973
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816683314.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Digital State tells the long overdue history of Minnesota’s world famous computer industry. The book profiles each of the most notable Minnesota companies, beginning with the founding of the ... More


Minnesota Goes High-Tech

Thomas J. Misa

in Digital State: The Story of Minnesota's Computing Industry

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816683314
eISBN:
9781452948973
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816683314.003.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Introduction sets the stage, explaining with the commercial, agricultural, and industrial development of the state (1850s–1940s). It also introduces the “industrial district” concept and gives a ... More


Innovation Machine: Control Data’s Supercomputers, Services, and Social Vision

Thomas J. Misa

in Digital State: The Story of Minnesota's Computing Industry

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816683314
eISBN:
9781452948973
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816683314.003.0005
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

‘Innovation Machine’ presents the best available account of Control Data, a pivotal company active in supercomputing, computer services, and social vision. Assessments of computer guru Seymour Cray ... More


St. Paul Start-up: Engineering Research Associates Builds a Pioneering Computer

Thomas J. Misa

in Digital State: The Story of Minnesota's Computing Industry

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816683314
eISBN:
9781452948973
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816683314.003.0003
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

‘St. Paul Start Up’ locates the pioneering Engineering Research Associates company in the Midway industrial district, which gave it the talent and special skills to succeed in building an early ... More


High-Technology Innovation: Medical Devices and Beyond

Thomas J. Misa

in Digital State: The Story of Minnesota's Computing Industry

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816683314
eISBN:
9781452948973
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816683314.003.0009
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

‘High Technology Innovation’ presents and assesses a unique dataset on nearly 250 Minnesota computer companies (1980-2011), making unexpected connections between the computing and medical device ... More


Philadelphia Story: Wartime Origins of Minnesota Computing

Thomas J. Misa

in Digital State: The Story of Minnesota's Computing Industry

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816683314
eISBN:
9781452948973
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816683314.003.0002
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

‘Philadelphia Story’ identifies the origin of Minnesota’s computing industry in the military, industrial, and intelligence mobilizations of the second world war. Pearl Harbor to secret code-breaking.


Corporate Computing: Univac Creates a High-Tech Minnesota Industry

Thomas J. Misa

in Digital State: The Story of Minnesota's Computing Industry

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816683314
eISBN:
9781452948973
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816683314.003.0004
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

‘Corporate Computing’ relates how the local Univac division created a large-scale industry in the state, employing 10,000 people by the 1960s and developing networking technologies for the U.S. navy ... More


First Computer: Honeywell, Partnerships, and the Politics of Patents

Thomas J. Misa

in Digital State: The Story of Minnesota's Computing Industry

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816683314
eISBN:
9781452948973
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816683314.003.0006
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

‘First Computer’ surveys Honeywell’s varied efforts in computing (including educational computing). Chapter presents the best available account of the landmark federal legal case Honeywell v. Sperry ... More


Big Blue: Manufacturing and Innovation at IBM Rochester

Thomas J. Misa

in Digital State: The Story of Minnesota's Computing Industry

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816683314
eISBN:
9781452948973
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816683314.003.0007
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

‘Big Blue’ offers a Rochester-centered perspective on the world’s leading computer company for many decades: IBM. IBM-Rochester engineered and manufactured notable computer systems (from its AS/400 ... More


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