ICT Heritage

Computer 100

The Pearcey foundation is involved in many activities that aims to preserve our ICT history.

Some of these activities include:

  • Establishment of a Pearcey Museum
  • Updating the Pearcey related pages on Wikipedia
  • Contributing to SoftwareHistory.org
  • Being the custodian of the IDG Pearcey portrait
  • Working the Museum of Victoria on maintaining the CSIRAC display
  • Wiki for Australian ICT heritage, capabilities and heroes


CSIRAC Papers and Events

CSIRAC was the first computer in an Australian University and the first in Victoria. It provided a computing service to scientists, engineers and the Melbourne business community until 1964. »» Read more...

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Historical Papers

This section contains a collection of papers and notes about Australian ICT history. »» Read more...

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Trevor Pearcey Portrait

At a small reception held on 24th August 2011, at IDG's offices in North Sydney by Mr Davey Adams, current CEO of IDG Australia, officially passed to the Pearcey Foundation an important portrait of Dr Trevor Pearcey. »» Read more...