Programming the ENIAC: an example of why computer history is hard
Programming the ENIAC: an example of why computer history is hard Computer history is hard, and answering "who did what first" questions is often impossible. As we learn more, the narrative changes. ENIAC, for example, was designed to be rewired for each new problem, but it was converted to using a modern-style computer program earlier than we thought.READ MORE
2016 CHM Fellow Awards
On April 16, 2016, Silicon Valley’s most influential technologists traded in their signature jeans and hoodies for suits and gowns as they joined technology leaders, innovators, and visionaries from around the world at the Computer History Museum for its 2016 Fellow Awards. This year the Museum proudly inducted David Cutler, Lee Felsenstein, and Philip Moorby as CHM Fellows.
David Cutler, 2016 Fellow Award Honoree
CHM honors David Cutler for his fundamental contributions to computer architecture, compilers, operating systems and software engineering. Learn about Cutler’s life and career in this original CHM production.
Lee Felsenstein, 2016 Fellow Award Honoree
CHM honors Lee Felsenstein for his influence on the technical and social environment of the early personal computing era. Learn about Felsenstein’s life and career in this original CHM production.
Philip Moorby, 2016 Fellow Award Honoree
CHM honors Philip Moorby for his invention and promotion of the Verilog hardware description language. Learn about Moorby's life and career in this original CHM production.