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 for Project MAC
From The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (18 March 2015) :

  Project MAC
  
      A project suggested by J C R Licklider; its founding
     director was MIT Prof. Robert M Fano.  MAC stood for
     Multiple Access Computers on the 5th floor of Tech Square, and
     Man and Computer on the 9th floor.  The major efforts were
     Corbato's Multics development and Marvin Minsky's
     Artificial Intelligence Laboratory.  In 1963 Project MAC
     hosted a summer study, which brought many well-known computer
     scientists to Cambridge to use CTSS and to discuss the
     future of computing.
  
     Funding for Project MAC was provided by the Information
     Processing Techniques Office of the Advanced Research
     Projects Agency (ARPA) of the US Department of Defense.
  
     See also Early PL/I, MacLisp, MACSYMA, MDL,
     Multipop-68, OCAL.
  
     (1997-01-29)
  

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