Sun’s Gosling To Speak On Java

January 5, 2001

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San Diego, CALIF. — James Gosling, Vice President and Fellow at Sun Microsystems will speak on “The Story of Java” on Tuesday, January 9, 2001, at the NASA Ames Main Auditorium, Moffett Federal Airfield, Mountain View, CA Reception to follow in the Museum’s Visible Storage Exhibit Area. Advance reservations are required in order to be admitted to Moffett Federal Airfield. RSVP by Friday, January 5, 2001 to Wendy Ann Francis at [email protected] .

James Gosling received a BSc in Computer Science from the University of Calgary, Canada in 1977. He received a PhD in Computer Science from Carnegie-Mellon University in 1983. The title of his thesis was “The Algebraic Manipulation of Constraints.” He is currently a VP & Fellow at Sun Microsystems. He has built satellite data acquisition systems, a multiprocessor version of Unix, several compilers, mail systems and window managers. He has also built a WYSIWYG text editor, a constraint based drawing editor and a text editor called `Emacs’ for Unix systems. At Sun his early activity was as lead engineer of the NeWS window system. He did the original design of the Java programming language and implemented its original compiler and virtual machine. He has recently been a contributor to the Real-Time Specification for Java. He is currently a researcher at Sun labs where his primary interest is software development tools.

Established in 1996, The Computer Museum History Center is a non-profit entity dedicated to preserving and presenting the artifacts and stories of the Information Age. It is home to one of the largest collections of computing artifacts in the world, a collection comprising over 3,000 artifacts, 2,000 films and videotapes, 5,000 historical photographs, 2,000 linear feet of books and other cataloged documentation, and gigabytes of software. The collection is housed in a Visible Storage Exhibit Area in Mountain View, California, in the heart of Silicon Valley. This artifact-rich resource designed to appeal to engineers, scholars, researchers, computer enthusiasts and the general public will be housed in a new facility to be built within the next few years by the Museum as part of the NASA Research Park. The Computer Museum History Center’s History Lecture Series is designed to provide educators, researchers, the media and the public with an important resource for information about key events of the Information Age.

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Sun’s Gosling To Speak On Java

NEWS BRIEFS

01/05/01

San Diego, CALIF. — James Gosling, Vice President and Fellow at Sun Microsystems will speak on “The Story of Java” on Tuesday, January 9, 2001, at the NASA Ames Main Auditorium, Moffett Federal Airfield, Mountain View, CA Reception to follow in the Museum’s Visible Storage Exhibit Area. Advance reservations are required in order to be admitted to Moffett Federal Airfield. RSVP by Friday, January 5, 2001 to Wendy Ann Francis at [email protected] .

James Gosling received a BSc in Computer Science from the University of Calgary, Canada in 1977. He received a PhD in Computer Science from Carnegie-Mellon University in 1983. The title of his thesis was “The Algebraic Manipulation of Constraints.” He is currently a VP & Fellow at Sun Microsystems. He has built satellite data acquisition systems, a multiprocessor version of Unix, several compilers, mail systems and window managers. He has also built a WYSIWYG text editor, a constraint based drawing editor and a text editor called `Emacs’ for Unix systems. At Sun his early activity was as lead engineer of the NeWS window system. He did the original design of the Java programming language and implemented its original compiler and virtual machine. He has recently been a contributor to the Real-Time Specification for Java. He is currently a researcher at Sun labs where his primary interest is software development tools.

Established in 1996, The Computer Museum History Center is a non-profit entity dedicated to preserving and presenting the artifacts and stories of the Information Age. It is home to one of the largest collections of computing artifacts in the world, a collection comprising over 3,000 artifacts, 2,000 films and videotapes, 5,000 historical photographs, 2,000 linear feet of books and other cataloged documentation, and gigabytes of software. The collection is housed in a Visible Storage Exhibit Area in Mountain View, California, in the heart of Silicon Valley. This artifact-rich resource designed to appeal to engineers, scholars, researchers, computer enthusiasts and the general public will be housed in a new facility to be built within the next few years by the Museum as part of the NASA Research Park. The Computer Museum History Center’s History Lecture Series is designed to provide educators, researchers, the media and the public with an important resource for information about key events of the Information Age.

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