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1980s Computers

Computer systems of the 1980s

The World's Most Powerful Computer

Clip#:
Audio:
Location:
429081_1_1
Yes
United States
Year Shot:
Video:
Timecode:
1986  (Actual Year)
Color
03:36:14 - 03:39:07
Tape Master:
Original Film:
HD:
1005
N/A
The use of the Cray 2 supercomputer, the fastest computer in the world, at ARC is detailed. The Cray 2 can perform 250 million calculations per second and has 10 times the memory of any other computer. Ames researchers are shown creating computer simulations of aircraft airflow, waterflow around a submarine, and fuel flow inside of the Space Shuttle's engines. The video also details the Cray 2's use in calculating airflow around the Shuttle and its external rockets during liftoff for the first time and in the development of the National Aero Space Plane.

Oak Forest Hospital and University of Chicago Hospital

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Audio:
Location:
311204_1_7
Yes
Oak Forest and Chicago, IL
Year Shot:
Video:
Timecode:
1980  (Estimated Year)
Color
10:17:31 - 10:21:29
Tape Master:
Original Film:
HD:
10
N/A
MS pharmaicist supervisor training worker on computer at administration desk (books, phones, computers on table) . Two African American women work at the computer together. CU supervisor, pulls out to 2-shot with trainee at keyboard. VS of the two women working together at the computer.

Oak Forest Hospital and University of Chicago Hospital

Clip#:
Audio:
Location:
311204_1_8
Yes
Oak Forest and Chicago, IL
Year Shot:
Video:
Timecode:
1980  (Estimated Year)
Color
10:21:29 - 10:23:28
Tape Master:
Original Film:
HD:
10
N/A
CU, MS Asian male pharmicist talkes with co-worker. Tilt and pan activity around administration desk where pharmacists are wokring, entering information into computer, talking to each other. CU medications in boxes on shelves. Large piece of equipment is moved out of the way so cam gets full-view of hundreds of boxes of medications stacked on shelves. Zoom in to Cu of meds in boxes. CU computer screen, pull back to large old (80's mainframe type) computers along a wall. CU phone cord, pull back and pan to computers. VS computers, large printers mounted on tables.

Spaces - Computers and Video Games

Clip#:
Audio:
Location:
490251_1_4
Yes
United States
Year Shot:
Video:
Timecode:
1983  (Estimated Year)
Color
04:02:28 - 04:02:37
Tape Master:
Original Film:
HD:
11267
SPAC 004
N/A
Shots of old-school MAINFRAME COMPUTERS with hands sliding big circuit cards.

Spaces - Computers and Video Games

Clip#:
Audio:
Location:
490251_1_6
Yes
United States
Year Shot:
Video:
Timecode:
1983  (Estimated Year)
Color
04:02:39 - 04:03:08
Tape Master:
Original Film:
HD:
11267
SPAC 004
N/A
Various shots of buttons on a main frame computer. Microchip. Robotic arm doing welding. Shot of a robot arm solving a RUBIK'S CUBE. Two African American boys using a PC. Various computer read outs.

Spaces - Computers and Video Games

Clip#:
Audio:
Location:
490251_1_17
Yes
United States
Year Shot:
Video:
Timecode:
1983  (Actual Year)
Color
04:08:16 - 04:09:04
Tape Master:
Original Film:
HD:
11267
SPAC 004
N/A
Students working on computers in a university computer lab. Most of the students are African American.

Spaces - Computers and Robots

Clip#:
Audio:
Location:
524961_1_3
Yes
United States
Year Shot:
Video:
Timecode:
1983  (Actual Year)
Color
04:20:11 - 04:23:45
Tape Master:
Original Film:
HD:
11267
SPAC 004
N/A
Segment on ROBOTS in industry. Shots of ROBOT ARMS handling materials, twisting a RUBIK'S CUBE. Shots of ROBOTS carrying materials. Shots of ROBOT ARMS building CARS on ASSEMBLY LINE doing WELDING. Shots of automated production line, with human workers. Exterior of Digital Equipment Corporation plant. People inside the factory assemlbling computer parts. Various shots of whirling mainframe computers. Robotic cart moves boxes from a warehouse. Nancy Wallace, industrial engineer, talking to factory workers, working at her desk, etc. Various shots of workers in the factory. Robotic arms doing jobs that would be dangerous for humans, working at high tempertures, etc. Nancy says that automation is indicative of a closer relationship between management and workers and workers getting more involved with the company. Various shots of the workers in the factory.

Computer Screen

Clip#:
Audio:
Location:
531106_1_4
Yes
Unknown
Year Shot:
Video:
Timecode:
1988  (Actual Year)
Color
01:16:42 - 01:18:29
Tape Master:
Original Film:
HD:
1028
N/A
Computer Screen. LIST PROGRAM DEMANDS Cursor blinking. Typing STATE IDENTIFICATION AUTHORIZATION NUMBER Cursor moves around screen.

Computer Screen

Clip#:
Audio:
Location:
531106_1_5
Yes
Unknown
Year Shot:
Video:
Timecode:
1988  (Actual Year)
Color
01:18:29 - 01:18:46
Tape Master:
Original Film:
HD:
1028
N/A
Computer Screen. YOU HAVE ACCESS

TOWN MEETING: DEFEATING DRUGS Videotaped informational se...

Clip#:
Audio:
Location:
535569_1_13
Yes
Washington DC, United States
Year Shot:
Video:
Timecode:
1989  (Actual Year)
Color
20:47:49 - 20:48:06
Tape Master:
Original Film:
HD:
11375
91-6404
N/A
Lab technicians work in a urinalysis laboratory. Drug testing. Also using 1980s computers.

THE AFRICANS: New Gods

Clip#:
Audio:
Location:
536926_1_3
Yes
Africa
Year Shot:
Video:
Timecode:
1986  (Actual Year)
Color
10:18:33 - 10:19:03
Tape Master:
Original Film:
HD:
10251
61-3981
N/A
CUs computer keyboard with Arabic and Latin characters, hands typing; ECU/CUs computer screen, Arabic characters and cursor rolling right to left; CU man working at computer.

THE AFRICANS: Global Africa

Clip#:
Audio:
Location:
537458_1_1
Yes
United States
Year Shot:
Video:
Timecode:
1986  (Actual Year)
Color
10:48:54 - 10:49:34
Tape Master:
Original Film:
HD:
10257
61-3990
N/A
THE AFRICANS: Global Africa. Regards the cultural and experiential differences between Africa and the United States. Edited unmixed program originally shot on film. MSs of African American high school students in school computer lab. African-American male teacher working with students.

Capitol Journal - Political Ads

Clip#:
Audio:
Location:
459923_1_26
Yes
United States
Year Shot:
Video:
Timecode:
1986  (Actual Year)
Color
01:08:03 - 01:08:26
Tape Master:
Original Film:
HD:
10208
31-3112
N/A
A campaign office where women employees review poll data on computers and talk to voters on the phone. Long line of desks with people on the phone. Call center.

Capitol Journal - Trade

Clip#:
Audio:
Location:
459996_1_13
Yes
United States
Year Shot:
Video:
Timecode:
1985  (Actual Year)
Color
01:02:25 - 01:02:33
Tape Master:
Original Film:
HD:
10205
31-3124
N/A
Computer microchip fabrication (manufacture, assembly)

Spaces - Computers and Video Games

Clip#:
Audio:
Location:
490251_1_21
Yes
United States
Year Shot:
Video:
Timecode:
1983  (Actual Year)
Color
04:10:04 - 04:10:35
Tape Master:
Original Film:
HD:
11267
SPAC 004
N/A
Teenagers playing video games. Students working on computers in a university computer lab.

WATTENBERG AT LARGE: Medical

Clip#:
Audio:
Location:
491553_1_12
Yes
United States
Year Shot:
Video:
Timecode:
1981  (Actual Year)
Color
01:09:13 - 01:09:55
Tape Master:
Original Film:
HD:
11436
WATT 005
N/A
Doctors look at a computer model of brain activity with different colored areas for high and low concentration areas. This may be an early PET scan (Positron emission tomography).

Congress: We The People - Lobbying Congress

Clip#:
Audio:
Location:
541277_1_4
Yes
United States
Year Shot:
Video:
Timecode:
1984  (Estimated Year)
Color
10:35:35 - 10:35:59
Tape Master:
Original Film:
HD:
11407
CWTP 117
N/A
CU of computer screen pull out to office worker talking on phone. Pan across office. Different people talking on the phone in the office.

This Honorable Court: The United States Supreme Court

Clip#:
Audio:
Location:
542400_1_3
Yes
United States
Year Shot:
Video:
Timecode:
1988  (Estimated Year)
Color
01:48:21 - 01:48:37
Tape Master:
Original Film:
HD:
11270
61-3876
N/A
Justice Byron White in chambers, working at computer. CU of hands on keyboard.

This Honorable Court: The United States Supreme Court

Clip#:
Audio:
Location:
542400_1_4
Yes
United States
Year Shot:
Video:
Timecode:
1988  (Estimated Year)
Color
01:48:37 - 01:49:07
Tape Master:
Original Film:
HD:
11270
61-3876
N/A
Panning CU cables running to connection at back of large mainframe computer. Caucasian man loading old-school data reels of tape into computer, pan to woman working at computer terminal. CU computer screen, word processing program, text of an opinion.

Spaces-Making Audio and Music With Computers

Clip#:
Audio:
Location:
542415_1_5
Yes
United States
Year Shot:
Video:
Timecode:
1983  (Actual Year)
Color
04:13:49 - 04:14:06
Tape Master:
Original Film:
HD:
11267
SPAC 004
N/A
CU of fingers on a computer keyboard, pan up to green screened monitor.

Spaces-Making Audio and Music With Computers

Clip#:
Audio:
Location:
542415_1_11
Yes
United States
Year Shot:
Video:
Timecode:
1983  (Actual Year)
Color
04:15:31 - 04:15:41
Tape Master:
Original Film:
HD:
11267
SPAC 004
N/A
CU of text on a green computer screen, pan down to see CU of fingers typing on a computer keyboard.

Spaces-Making Audio and Music With Computers

Clip#:
Audio:
Location:
542415_1_14
Yes
United States
Year Shot:
Video:
Timecode:
1983  (Actual Year)
Color
04:16:58 - 04:17:46
Tape Master:
Original Film:
HD:
11267
SPAC 004
N/A
CU MCU magnetic tape rolling through machine. CU of green computer screen. MCU reel to reel recording machine spinning. CU pan equipment buttons reading Power , Load , On Line , Rewind , WRT EN , HI DEN . CU needles moving on mixing board. CU magnetic tape spooling from one reel to the other. CU fingers typing on computer keyboard, pan up to CU of green computer screen. Over-the-shoulder MCU man typing on computer with green screen monitor.

Tales Of Siberia: Grown in Siberia

Clip#:
Audio:
Location:
542430_1_4
Yes
Siberia, USSR
Year Shot:
Video:
Timecode:
1980  (Estimated Year)
Color
01:10:05 - 01:10:23
Tape Master:
Original Film:
HD:
626
PREMIERE 5589
N/A
Scientist running tests and using computers to calculate.

NEW TOWNS-Local Newpaper Office

Clip#:
Audio:
Location:
540620_1_3
Yes
Greenbelt, Maryland
Year Shot:
Video:
Timecode:
1987  (Actual Year)
Color
12:48:33 - 12:48:59
Tape Master:
Original Film:
HD:
11278
NTOWNS-001
N/A
CU female hands using computer keyboard. CU computer monitor with bulky 1980s text, pan out to MCU of woman using computer.