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Mike Smith: Memoir

Trivial Reminiscences of a LEO Man

Mike had two separate careers with Lyons. From 1952 to 1959 working in the Bakery Division, leaving Lyons for what proved a bad choice, selling insurance, and returning in 1960 as an Operator on LEO, first in Elms House on LEO II and later transferred to Hartree House to work on LEO II/5 and LEO III. Appointed shift-leader after 10 months and later promoted to Chief Operator under Bob Woodward. Subsequently asked to lead a team in the new role of acting as operating consultants to LEO clients.

(Full memoir to be added.)

Date : Unknown

Creator : LEO

This exhibit has a reference ID of CH53412. Please quote this reference ID in any communication with the Centre for Computing History.

Mike Smith: Memoir

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