A. Michael Noll

A. Michael Noll (retired educator, engineer, writer), Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism at the University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90089-0281, U.S.A. Email: amnoll@yahoo.com.

A. Michael Noll is Professor Emeritus of Communications at the Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism at the University of Southern California. Noll’s varied career includes basic research at Bell Labs, science policy on the staff of the White House Science Advisor and marketing at AT&T. A pioneer in computer art, stereoscopic computer animation and force-feedback (a forerunner of today’s virtual reality), Noll has published nearly 100 research papers, 11 books related to telecommunication technology and communications, and over 150 opinion pieces and columns for newspapers and trade publications. His current research, primarily archival and historical, focuses on Bell Labs and digital media.

Books and Journal Articles

Historical Perspective

Early Digital Computer Art at Bell Telephone Laboratories, Incorporated

February 2016
Historical Perspective: Pioneers and Pathbreakers

The Howard Wise Gallery Show Computer-Generated Pictures (1965): A 50th-Anniversary Memoir

June 2016
Commentaries

Commentaries

February 2015
Special Section: Pioneers and Pathbreakers

The VanDerBeek-Knowlton Movies

June 2019