Nomination Are Now Open
You are invited to nominate an individual whom you believe should be honored as a Fellow in 2016. The Computer History Museum Fellow Awards publicly recognize individuals who have made outstanding contributions to computing in areas as diverse as artificial intelligence, networking, programming languages, computer graphics, microprocessors, and operating systems. The Fellow Awards embody the Museum’s vision to celebrate the computing revolution and its worldwide impact on the human experience. New honorees are annually inducted into the Museum’s Hall of Fellows at a formal awards ceremony and gala. The celebration has quickly become one of Silicon Valley's leading events.READ MORE
Robots Are a Few of My Favorite Things by Chris Garcia, Curator
The 1980s: a decade when robots were as vogue as Madonna. They graced the covers of popular magazines and strutted their stuff across the silver screen. Having grown up in the ’80s, it’s no wonder why the Computer History Museum’s stellar collection of robots is my favorite. Aside from popular culture, robots are also an important part of computing history. I’ll be sharing some insight into the history of robots and also highlighting some of my favorite robots currently on display at the Museum.
Hop To It: Developing the Kermit FTP
Oral history panelists Frank da Cruz, Bill Catchings, and Jeffrey Altman share their knowledge about the development, use, expansion, and conclusion of the Kermit file transfer protocol. Read about the origins of Kermit, its role in the student body at Columbia University, and its later role on a global scale here.
Revolutionaries Season 4 on KQED
Take your front row seat for these intriguing conversations with renowned Silicon Valley leaders and innovators. Computer History Museum's acclaimed speaker series, Revolutionaries, is now on KQED Plus with valuable insights into the process, risks and rewards of technological innovation. Click here for air times.