Museum Highlights

”Women in Computing” Tours Offered Every Friday in March for Women's History Month

”Women in Computing” Tours Offered Every Friday in March for Women's History Month

In honor of Women's History Month, we're offering our “Women in Computing” tour every Friday in March. Our “Women in Computing” tour features nine remarkable who have played a crucial role in computer history, from programming and engineering to marketing and business.

Computing in Your Pocket: The Prehistory of the iPhone in Silicon Valley

Computing in Your Pocket: The Prehistory of the iPhone in Silicon Valley

On Thursday, March 2, four pioneering Silicon Valley technologists shared the CHM stage to explore the prehistory of the iPhone. The evening featured Apple Newton lead Steve Capps, Handspring cofounder Donna Dubinsky, GO Corp. founder Jerry Kaplan, and General Magic cofounder Marc Porat. The evening was moderated by John Markoff, a Museum staff historian.

Visit New Exhibition <em>Make Software: Change the World!</em>

Visit New Exhibition Make Software: Change the World!

Fly through World of Warcraft’s fantastic world of Azeroth, learn Photoshop from the pros, try your hand at coding, and speed-text your way to victory in Make Software: Change the World! Plan your visit now, or explore the exhibition online.

NeXT: Steve Jobs’ dot.com IPO that Never Happened

NeXT: Steve Jobs’ dot.com IPO that Never Happened

February 7, 2017, marked the 20th anniversary of the formal completion of Apple Computer’s acquisition of NeXT Software Inc. Had Steve Jobs’ first company not bought his second, history likely would have been very different. Apple might not exist today. No iPhone. But what could have happened to NeXT?

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