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Author: Gaylord M. Northrop
Source: www.rand.org
Keywords: consoles, simulation, gaming, computer, shared, line, time, multiple
Formats:PDF
Copyrights: Copyrighted

A progress report on the interactive use of on-line, time-shared JOSS computer consoles in war gaming at RAND during the six months since publicly accessible files were added to JOSS capabilities.By programming consoles to interrogate certain files periodically, a crude but highly serviceable real-time store-and-forward communication system is created.The simple JOSS programming language is perhap......
Author: J. C. Shaw
Source: www.rand.org
Keywords: remote, typewriter, consoles, users, service, experience, experimental, computing, joss
Formats:PDF
Copyrights: Copyrighted

A report of the history and benefits of JOSS (Johnniac Open-Shop System), a computing service which monitors ten typewriters and serves up to eight users concurrently.It has been in daily use at RAND since January 1964. The author discusses both the hardware and software, and the training necessary to operate the system.......
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