Who named Silicon Valley?
Happy Birthday Silicon Valley! January 11, 2015 marks the 44th anniversary of the first known appearance in print of the name "Silicon Valley." There are many opinions on how the former, bucolic orchard region at the southern end of San Francisco Bay, better known then as the "Valley of Heart's Delight," gained its distinctive new moniker. This blog offers new insight into how it came about.READ MORE
Currently Recruiting for Volunteer Training
We are currently looking for new volunteers to work with our elementary, middle school and high school museum visitors! Our goal is to engage and inspire today's youth, encouraging them to see themselves as the problem-solvers and innovators of tomorrow.
Cut, Copy, and Paste
Larry Tesler, computer scientist, pioneer, and the legend who coined the terms "cut, copy, and paste," talks about his early years at the Bronx High School of Science, his time at the Stanford Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (SAIL) during the 1960s, work on the POLOS and PUB projects as well as Smalltalk and NoteTaker at Xerox PARC.
Revolutionaries Season 4 on KQED
Revolutionaries, the interview series produced by the Computer History Museum, in association with KQED Silicon Valley, returns for another season. The 14-episode series airs on KQED Plus on Tuesdays at 7pm. Tune in Tuesday, January 27th and dive into the successful world of Pixar Animation Studios with Pixar co-founder and author of Creativity, Inc Ed Catmull in conversation with Museum CEO John Hollar.