Source: Fun with virtualization
Article note: A/UX has always been one of my fascinations of OS history. There was so much that was incredibly right and ahead of it's time, and it was such a red-headed step child with limited market and even more limited hardware support.
The resulting HN thread has a bunch of input from UniSoft (who did the I initial Unix port A/UX was built on) employees who worked on it and Jim Jagielski (of Jagubox fame) and such, from which I learned things I hadn't seen in previous extensive reading.
The year is 1983, and several Apple employees visit Brown University, and get some idea of what Universities want in a computer for the coming future. The big buzz of the era was the so called 3M machine: 1 Megabyte of