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Computer For Beginners: The HP 250
In a sign of computers’ increasing importance to business, Hewlett-Packard designed the 250 Business Computer to offer small businesses “an approachable computer that is friendly, simple, and interact ...
Creating an Opportunity Loop
HP’s educational and employment initiatives to improve equality sometimes reinforced one other. In 1975, Howard University engineering student Ernest Priestly began working at Hewlett-Packard the summ ...
In the 1970s, HP expanded its affirmative action programs to include more underrepresented groups. These efforts included proactive outreach to people with disabilities years before the passage of the ...
Getting Technical: Women Technicians
In the 1970s, more women found opportunities to work in technical roles, an area traditionally dominated by men across the industry. Women made up 11 percent of all Hewlett-Packard technicians by 1978 ...
HP Avondale Division and FAME
Many HP diversity initiatives launched at the local level. In 1978, the Avondale division began participating in FAME, the Forum to Advance Minorities in Engineering, which sought to provide education ...
The HP 300: The Standalone Unit
The HP 300 was an attempt to find middle ground between the large mainframes of the 1960s and 1970s and the networked personal computers of the 1980s. It came in an all-in-one box that included proces ...