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1402B
Master Charles Benjamin Blish, 5th dan 11 [m]
11th Generation

Personal Details
Born Living - Suppressed
ca. July/97
Birthplace New York City, NY, USA
Baptized Living - Suppressed
Baptized at... No Entry
Baptized by... No Entry
Baptized in... No Entry
Occupation(s) AI researcher, electronic design engineer, software engineer, musician, entrepreneur, master instructor martial arts, author, genealogist
Died Living - Suppressed
Died at... No Entry
Cause of Death No Entry
Burial Place No Entry
Disposition No Entry

Parents
Father [1380I]James Benjamin Blish, B.Sc., Ed. (***) 10
Mother [1380I_sa]Mildred "VK" Virginia (Kidd) Blish 10

Spouses, Mates & Children
Wife #1
[1402B_sa] - Bessie Magdeline (Haldezous) Blish 11

Married by: No Entry
Married at: Milford, county of Pike, PA, USA

Children by this spouse:
No Records of Children
Wife #2
[redacted]
[redacted]
Wife #3
[1402B_sc] - Dr. Anne Michelle Williams, M.D., F.A.C.S., BaSc (Chemistry) 11

Married by: No Entry
Married at: Glasgow, county of Valley, MT, USA

Children by this spouse:
No Records of Children
Companion #1
[1402B_sd] - Deborah Louise (Kirkpatrick) Gregory 11

Unofficial union

Children by this mate:
No Records of Children

Immediate Family Tree
Gen. 11 Gen. 10 Gen. 9 Gen. 8 Gen. 7
Master Charles Benjamin Blish, 5th danJames Benjamin Blish, B.Sc., Ed. (***)Asa Rhodes Blish, (***)James Knox Blish, (***)Charles Cheney Blish, (***)
Elizabeth Potter (Bonar) Blish
Amy Mason (Rhodes) BlishAlbert Rhodes
Ann Elizabeth (Read) Rhodes
Dorothea (Schneewind) BlishBenjamin, von SchneewindFerdinand, von Schneewind
Babesh "Babette" (?), von Schneewind
Lucie Obedine (Wickham) SchneewindThomas Gregory Wickham
Harriet (Lacey) Wickham
Mildred "VK" Virginia (Kidd) BlishCharles Lemuel Kidd, Sr.? KiddNo Entry
No Entry
? (?) KiddNo Entry
No Entry
Zetta Daisy (Whorley) KiddEugene Alexander WhorleyFranklin "Frank" W. Whorley
Mary E. (Compton) Whorley
Anna "Daisy" D. (Board) WhorleyCaptain James Garland Board
Ann "Little Grandma" Mahala (Bond) Board

Personalized History Timeline
Insufficient record precision for timeline

Additional Information

Design summary

Hardware:

  • 68705 single-chip EPROM-based CPU programmer
  • AD16 16-channel analog-to-digital card (with Dean Brown)
  • AD/DA 1-channel analog-to-digital and digital-to analog SS-30 card
  • AVT (I was awarded National Technical Achievement of the Year for this)
  • Centuri 6809-based game hardware (integrated microprocessor, graphics and sound)
  • Cornerturner graphics accelerator (with Dean Brown)
  • CMJ-TU terminal unit for digital radio AFSK communications mode encoding/decoding
  • CMJ-IF interface card for Radio Shack "Color Computer"
  • Gated noise reduction for click and pop removal from LP's
  • HAM-E compressed high color video device (with Greg Tibbs) for Amiga
  • Heart monitor device
  • Intelligent bottlecap for liquor dispensing
  • Mixmaster guitar mixer
  • PMS - Passive Microwave Security tags for clothing
  • Pirate radio station
  • Softpanel status display device (with Dean Brown)
  • Sound Card SS-30
  • Sony/MCI auto-ranging harmonic distortion device
  • Techstar computer game hardware (integrated microprocessor, graphics and sound)
  • VIA card SS-30 - multifunction interface card

Software:

  • 6805 Cross-assembler for Amiga
  • ApAssist hypertext documentation system (with Pete Patterson's assistance)
  • AVT 1-5 - Images over radio by analog transmission
  • Baudot driver for SC/MP
  • Cards-n-Quiz - commercial arcade game
  • CMJ-TU device (Magnum) Images over radio by analog transmission
  • CNC - machine tool controller
  • CoComm - telecommunications
  • Code generators for product registration
  • Crits - Artificial life
  • Crypt - Encryption
  • Diagnostic Cardiac Monitor - commercial software
  • Flex for Amiga - 6809 MPU and operating System emulation
  • Flex for Win95,98,XP - 6809 MPU and operating System emulation
  • FM front end design "SuperTuner"
  • FT9600 driver for Amiga - Radio driver
  • Soroc emulation for Win95 - Terminal emulation
  • Heathkit scope driver for Amiga - Tool driver
  • HTML linkage analysis tool
  • Image compression - image processing
  • Inertial and infra-red tracking software for missiles - military application
  • IP/IM (with Barry Chalmers) - Image Processing
  • It - Commercial arcade game
  • Jakeboard - Handicapped empowerment for keyboard
  • Landscape rendering software (3d/shadows/lighting/textures)
  • Missile Command - non-commercial arcade replicant
  • Macro() - HTML and text processing layer
  • Morphing - image processing
  • Morse code practice software
  • Notebook (with Pete Patterson) - PIM
  • Packet Bulletin board - networking
  • PCLO/Boardmaster - computer aided design
  • Poker/Blackjack/Slot/Dice - commercial arcade/bar game
  • Quizzard - commercial arcade/bar game
  • Regpaint (with Barry Chalmers) - image processing
  • Rockball - commercial arcade game
  • Scheme - computer aided design
  • SdrDx - Software Defined Radio
  • Softpanel drivers - display and utility
  • Sounds for Solar Fox / Satan's Hollow - commercial arcade
  • Spacecraft multi-computer synchronization - government
  • Spectral colorspace software - image processing
  • Talkboard - Handicapped empowerment for speech
  • Telerad - Tele-Radiology system
  • Tree-based text decomposition and recoding - compression
  • View-Edit - image processing
  • View-II - signal processing

Other engineering career accomplishments include:

  • Technical achievement of the year award
  • Image processing software awards
  • Product of the year award nominations
  • Many technical magazine articles
  • A regular technical magazine column
  • Taught microprocessor theory at Centuri
  • Trained technicians at Logical Devices
  • Amateur radio extra-calss license
  • Federal Communications Commission engineering license
  • IEEE member


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