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-'''MediaWiki has been successfully installed.'''+= Welcome to the Stanford Computer Science Department History Wiki =
-Tested by Miles.+This site is a repository of historical information about Stanford's Computer Science Department and Computer Systems Laboratory. For more about the site itself, including how to contribute to the site, see [[Stanford_CSD_History:About]].
-Consult the [http://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Help:Configuration_settings configuration settings list] and the [http://meta.wikipedia.org/wiki/MediaWiki_User%27s_Guide User's Guide] for information on customising and using the wiki software.+Some of the history has already been added to this site:
 +* [http://cs.stanford.edu/about/department-timeline Timeline] - originally compiled by Nils Nilsson with extensive help from faculty and staff
 +* Notes on the [[founding]] of the Stanford CS department.
 +* [[Early_Computers_at_Stanford]] - Compiled by Gio and Voy Wiederhold, and John Sauter, with recent contributions from many early computer users.
 +* [[Historical Faculty List]] - focusing on former and retired faculty, compiled by Gio Wiederhold.
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 +Some of the history will be here someday (Pseudo-links in red like this indicate pages that should be created):
 +* [[Faculty books]] - A list of textbooks written or co-written by the faculty
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 +* [[Faculty honors]] - A list of honors and awards for the faculty
 + 
 +Some of the history is now on other sites:
 +* [http://forum.stanford.edu/carolyn/valley_of_hearts “From the Valley of Heart's Delight to the Silicon Valley: A Study of Stanford University's Role in the Transformation”] by Carolyn Tajnai.
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 +* [http://forum.stanford.edu/carolyn/terman "Fred Terman, The Father of Silicon Valley"] by Carolyn Tajnai.
 + 
 +* [http://forum.stanford.edu/carolyn/links/ The Links Between Stanford University and Industry] by Carolyn Tajnai.
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 +* [http://www-db.stanford.edu/pub/voy/museum.html Computer History Exhibits] (web page compiled by Gio Wiederhold)
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 +* [http://infolab.stanford.edu/pub/voy/museum.html#trees Stanford Faculty Student Trees] (web pages compiled by Gio Wiederhold, to be moved to this wiki)
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 +* [http://www.stanford.edu/group/wellspring/ Wellspring of Innovation] A searchable compilation of companies founded by people affiliated with Stanford. According to this website, “In the last several decades, over 1,200 full-time companies were founded by members of the Stanford University community.” Just a few of these are listed in the timeline.
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 +Page created --[[User:Dbrown|Dbrown]] 14:07, 23 March 2006 (PST)
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 +Last edit --[[User:Dbrown|Dbrown]] 20:23, 2 April 2006 (PDT)
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 +Update --[[User:Gio|Gio]] 13:20, 4 July 2008 (PDT)
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 +Update --[[User:Jsauter|Jsauter]] 05:31, 30 September 2008 (PDT)

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Welcome to the Stanford Computer Science Department History Wiki

This site is a repository of historical information about Stanford's Computer Science Department and Computer Systems Laboratory. For more about the site itself, including how to contribute to the site, see Stanford_CSD_History:About.

Some of the history has already been added to this site:

  • Timeline - originally compiled by Nils Nilsson with extensive help from faculty and staff
  • Notes on the founding of the Stanford CS department.
  • Early_Computers_at_Stanford - Compiled by Gio and Voy Wiederhold, and John Sauter, with recent contributions from many early computer users.
  • Historical Faculty List - focusing on former and retired faculty, compiled by Gio Wiederhold.


Some of the history will be here someday (Pseudo-links in red like this indicate pages that should be created):

  • Faculty books - A list of textbooks written or co-written by the faculty

Some of the history is now on other sites:

  • Wellspring of Innovation A searchable compilation of companies founded by people affiliated with Stanford. According to this website, “In the last several decades, over 1,200 full-time companies were founded by members of the Stanford University community.” Just a few of these are listed in the timeline.


Page created --Dbrown 14:07, 23 March 2006 (PST)

Last edit --Dbrown 20:23, 2 April 2006 (PDT)

Update --Gio 13:20, 4 July 2008 (PDT)

Update --Jsauter 05:31, 30 September 2008 (PDT)