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Re: Timeless Classics of Software Engineering

From: Anne & Lynn Wheeler <lynn_at_garlic.com>
Date: Fri, 27 Aug 2004 20:00:22 -0600
Message-ID: <upt5crphl.fsf@mail.comcast.net>


Anne & Lynn Wheeler <lynn_at_garlic.com> writes:
> i was at a talk that harlan gave at the 1970 se symposium ... that
> year it was held in DC (which was easy for harlan since he was local
> in fsd) ... close to the river on the virginia side (marriott? near
> a bridge ... I have recollections of playing hooky one day and
> walking across the bridge to the smithsonian).

this marriott has bug'ed my memory across some period of posts

http://www.garlic.com/~lynn/2000b.html#20 How many Megaflops and when?
http://www.garlic.com/~lynn/2000b.html#24 How many Megaflops and when?
http://www.garlic.com/~lynn/2000b.html#25 How many Megaflops and when?
http://www.garlic.com/~lynn/2000c.html#64 Does the word "mainframe" still have a meaning?
http://www.garlic.com/~lynn/2001h.html#48 Whom Do Programmers Admire Now???
http://www.garlic.com/~lynn/2002i.html#49 CDC6600 - just how powerful a machine was it?
http://www.garlic.com/~lynn/2002q.html#51 windows office xp
http://www.garlic.com/~lynn/2003g.html#2 Share in DC: was somethin' else
http://www.garlic.com/~lynn/2003k.html#40 Share lunch/dinner?
http://www.garlic.com/~lynn/2004k.html#25 Timeless Classics of Software Engineering

so doing some searching ... this is a picture of approx. what i remember http://www.hostmarriott.com/ourcompany/timeline_twin.asp?page=timeline

this lists a ieee conference at twin bridge marriott, washington dc in '69 http://www.ecs.umass.edu/temp/GRSS_History/Sect6_1.html

this lists first marriott motor hotel, twin bridges, washington dc http://www.hrm.uh.edu/?PageID=185

and this has a reference to the site of the former Twin Bridges Marriott having been razed several years ago
http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-srv/local/counties/arlngton/longterm/wwlive/crystal.htm

-- 
Anne & Lynn Wheeler | http://www.garlic.com/~lynn/
Received on Fri Aug 27 2004 - 21:00:22 CDT

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