25th anniversary of MathWorks Matlab

Twenty-five years ago, on 7 February 1985, I placed the first order for a commercial copy of Matlab. I was a junior faculty member at MIT, and the price was $500 for ten licenses.

I didn’t know at the time that mine was the first order; I was informed of this some years later.

Congratulations to Cleve, Jack, and MathWorks on your first quarter-century!

  • Nick Trefethen, Oxford University

via NA Digest Tuesday, February 9, 2010 Volume 10 : Issue 06 by way of Scott H.