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“Management by Objective” Cufflinks
Hewlett-Packard’s emphasis on “management by objective” permeated throughout the company. Employees embraced this mantra so much that cufflinks were designed with the company objectives imprinted on t ...
A Chip Shot: HP’s 32-Bit Single-Chip CPU
Hewlett-Packard developed the world’s first 32-bit single-chip CPU for the 9000 Desktop workstation.
Crafted by Hand
Hewlett-Packard first entered the computer market before the invention of the microprocessor, making computer construction and operation all the more challenging. These CPU registers for Hewlett-Packa ...
How HP Broke Moore’s Law
In 1965, engineer Gordon Moore posited Moore’s Law, which held that the capacity of integrated circuits would double at a continuous, steady rate. The law became a benchmark for measuring and predicti ...
Making a Case: The HP 5036A Micro Lab
As microprocessor-based computers were gaining traction in the 1970s, Hewlett-Packard introduced the 5036A Micro Lab as an educational tool designed to teach engineers about the basics of microprocess ...
On Sale: The First HP Computer Purchase
The first Hewlett-Packard computer ever purchased was sold to Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute in 1966 for use on the research vessel Chain.
The DEC PDP 8 Minicomputer
The PDP 8 from Digital Equipment Corporation was the first commercially successful minicomputer. First introduced in 1965, its success triggered a revolution in data processing that continued through ...