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IEEE Annals of the History of Computing Volume 16 Number 2 -- Happenings

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000129805D
Original Publication Date: 1994-Jun-30
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Oct-07
Document File: 2 page(s) / 14K

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Software Patent Institute

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JUDY E. O'NEILL: AUTHOR [+2]

Abstract

The Happenings department reports on past, present, and future events that are of interest to the history of computing. These events include conferences, appropriate sessions from meetings, exhibits, projects, awards, publications, collections, general memorabilia, and important dates in the history of computing. Contributions to the department are encouraged and should consist of a description or report of the event, highlighting its specific relevance.

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Copyright ©; 1994 by the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. All rights reserved. Used with permission.

Happenings

JUDY E. O'NEILL, EDITOR

The Happenings department reports on past, present, and future events that are of interest to the history of computing. These events include conferences, appropriate sessions from meetings, exhibits, projects, awards, publications, collections, general memorabilia, and important dates in the history of computing. Contributions to the department are encouraged and should consist of a description or report of the event, highlighting its specific relevance.

Museum of Technology in Paderborn, Germany

The Westfalen Foundation, which was founded by the late German computer pioneer Heinz Nixdorf, plans to open a museum and forum of technology dedicated to the historical development and the present significance of information and communications technologies.

Its operating unit, the Forum fur Informationstechnik GmbH, is a recently established public company. The company recently bought the former Nixdorf Computer headquarters building. The 16,000-square-meter forum will be established after the required renovations and rebuilding measures have been carried out. At the end of the first extension phase, scheduled for the middle of 1995, it will become Europe's largest institution of its kind.

The planned exhibition is based on a chronological and topical step- by-step concept. Through its representation and handling, it will deal with the world of data processing along with the consequences and perspectives of its technical development. The aim is an interdisciplinary link of a plethora of subject matters, points of view, and activities in a meaningful overall picture. The machines, devices, and books collecte...