CSIRO Computing History, Appendix 6: Resources

By September 6th, 2019

These pages attempt to give some of the history of CSIRO’s use of computing in its research, focussing mainly on the large shared systems and services.

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Last updated: 10 Nov 2020.
Robert C. Bell

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Appendix 6: Resources

Dr Trevor Pearcey and his role in computing at CSIRO
Barbara Ainsworth
Pearcey and CSIRO, Canberra May 2019 – Ainsworth v.2.pptx
Presented at C3DIS, May 2019.

History of CSIRO Computing: The 1960s
Robert Bell, CSIRO
Presented at C3DIS, May 2019.

Pre-history: the origins of HSM in scientific computing in Australia
Robert Bell, CSIRO
Presented at DMF User Group, 30 August 2019

CSIRO Computing Swings out of the Sixties
Robert Bell, CSIRO
Was to be presented at the C3DIS conference on 17 March 2020, but the conference was cancelled.  Instead, it was presented on-line on 22 April.

CSIRO only: CSIRO SC Data Store, including history: here



There is a 1967 film:


There is a 1985 film:


Rob Hurle has reported there was another, recorded on super8 format, which he has and is trying to locate.  He reported that this one was never published.

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