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February 26, 2012



Ha, I worked on a similar project in 1977. This idea of mobile computing with a big truck had surprising longevity, even into the microcomputer era. Many a career has foundered in pursuit of this great white whale.


John F. Ptak

Thanks very much for the recollection, Charles--and also for your interesting article.

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