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Arthur Clarke’s 9100A from Hewlett-Packard
The 9100A programmable calculator captured the popular imagination about what was possible in a way few technological breakthroughs ever achieve. In 1967, when Barney Oliver (left) and Bill Hewlett (c ...
Barney Oliver: The Boss of HP Labs
The first head of HP Labs was Barney Oliver, who had joined Hewlett-Packard as head of R&D in 1952 and who Bill and Dave had known since their undergraduate days at Stanford. Oliver remained at the he ...
Fred Terman: Father of Silicon Valley
In the early 1930s, the talents of four Stanford undergraduates — Bill Hewlett, Dave Packard, Barney Oliver and Noel “Ed” Porter — caught the eye of legendary engineering professor Fred Terman. Terman ...
Launching HP Labs
HP Laboratories officially launched in 1966. The new division was created to give engineers the freedom to pursue research and development without the pressure of needing to find an immediate path to ...
Thanking Barney Oliver with an HP 35 Plaque
The development of the first handheld scientific calculator (the HP 35) was no small feat and the undertaking proved to be a revolutionary moment in the tech industry. In recognition of this milestone ...
The Barney Oliver Amplifier
In 1971, HP Labs director and R&D wizard Barney Oliver made his own amplifier for his home stereo system. The sound quality was so good that other Hewlett-Packard people wanted one of their own, and t ...