Bernard Hodson

Articles by Bernard Hodson

Time for a change

This part of the paper gives some additional information which will, hopefully, give a clearer understanding of how the concepts work.

Canada teaches world to cure sick with computers

Health care continues to dominate the national agenda, and often IT is looked upon as a means to repair what

Pioneer program gets world notice

My previous article outlined how I went about acquiring a powerful computer at the University of Manitoba as a prelude to establishing its first-ever Department of Computer Science. This is the rest of the story.

Manitoba’s computer department generates buzz

One day out of the blue I received a letter from the University of Manitoba asking if I would like to consider starting up a computer science program in Winnipeg.


In his August 5 ComputerWorld Canada editorial, Michael MacMillan quoted from two reports indicating that IT decisions today are often made by

Canada taught early computers how to speak

For the size of its population, Canada has had a disproportionate influence on the field of software design, and to a large extent still does today.

Dimming the lights only one skill of the giant UNIVAC

The UNIVAC 1 was the first-ever commercial computer, first shipped in 1951 by New York-based Remington Rand, also inventor of the electric razor.

Sixties ushers in program to train blind programmers

The program faced some big challenges

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