[Humanist] 28.301 The IBM Song Book

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                 Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 28, No. 301.
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                 Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 28, No. 300.
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  [1]   From:    Brian Randell <brian.randell at newcastle.ac.uk>             (11)
        Subject: IBM Song Book

  [2]   From:    Len Shustek <len at shustek.com>                              (2)
        Subject: Re:  IBM Song Book

[The following is thanks to the SIGCIS list (http://www.sigcis.org/).--WM]

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        Date: Sun, 31 Aug 2014 10:32:16 +0000
        From: Brian Randell <brian.randell at newcastle.ac.uk>
        Subject: IBM Song Book

Hi:

Arstechnica has an article about, and a full copy of an 1937 edition of the IBM Song Book.

http://arstechnica.com/business/2014/08/tripping-through-ibms-astonishingly-insane-1937-corporate-songbook/

Cheers

Brian Randell

School of Computing Science, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 7RU
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        Date: Sun, 31 Aug 2014 19:43:01 -0700
        From: Len Shustek <len at shustek.com>
        Subject: Re:  IBM Song Book
        In-Reply-To: <E584CF25-F087-4377-B30C-8E4437DA9AFB at ncl.ac.uk>

You can hear a few of the songs at
http://www-03.ibm.com/ibm/history/exhibits/music/music_clips.html
and see a 4-minute general-interest movie inspired by them, about the IBM culture generally, at
http://www.computerhistory.org/revolution/punched-cards/2/12/2211

-- Len Shustek




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