hub, the wheels, the grease to move forward projects, to exchange
ideas and foster growth-has swiftly mushroomed in the last century.
The revolution in computers first began at Harvard and MIT in the
'30s and '40s with folks like Aiken, Hopper, and Forrester, Beginning
in the 1950s Boston became one of the two or three key cities in the
US in the technology of exchanging, storing, and retrieving information.
Teradyne, Itek, Lincoln Labs, Route 128, Digital, BBN, Cullinet, Wang,
Analog, VisiCalc, and more recently EMC, have become success stories
of Boston's restless technology community.