Class Notes

Chunky Tech

Chunky Tech
Fall 2019 – Class Notes – Chunky Tech

Psychology Professor Emeritus Frank Hassebrock laughed and identified this photo right away: “It’s 1984 because I’m typing revisions to my dissertation,” he says. “I recognize the large folder that has computer printouts of my statistics.”  Hassebrock, who retired in 2017, agrees that computing technology has been a defining change in higher ed over the past 30 years. Computers were still relatively scarce on campus in 1984: “I’m sitting in the Psychology Library, which is where we kept and shared our department’s one VT100 computer.”

Published December 2019