Jack Holloway

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John T. (Jack) Holloway,
an American computer scientist and LISP pioneer. As undergraduate at MIT, along with Richard Greenblatt, Tom Knight and Donald Eastlake et al., he worked for the Project MAC (Machine-Aided Cognition) on Maclisp and the ITS (Incompatible Timesharing System), the operating system on which MacLisp was developed. In 1981, Jack Holloway was one of the founders of the Lisp machine company Symbolics [1]. He founded Epigram after Symbolics [2].


At the end of the 70s, while affiliated with the MIT Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory, along with John Moussouris and Richard Greenblatt, Jack Holloway was involved in the development of a dedicated chess processor, the Chess-orientated Processing System CHEOPS [3].

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