Museum Highlights

Remembering Chuck Thacker

Remembering Chuck Thacker

February 26, 1943–June 12, 2017

Charles (Chuck) P. Thacker worked with researchers Butler Lampson, Bob Taylor, and Alan Kay at Xerox PARC. In 1973, Thacker completed the Xerox Alto computer, the model for nearly all computers today. Thacker was made a CHM Fellow in 2007.

How Affectiva’s Rana el Kaliouby Is Engineering Emotional Intelligence

How Affectiva’s Rana el Kaliouby Is Engineering Emotional Intelligence

On June 8, Affeciva co-founder and CEO Rana el Kaliouby joined the Museum’s John Hollar for an enlightening conversation about the emotion-sensing technology that is defining the world’s emotional intelligence.

Fellow Award Nominations

Fellow Award Nominations

Accepting 2018 Fellow Award nominations through August 30, 2017

For three decades, the Fellow Awards at CHM have honored distinguished individuals and pioneering teams whose contributions have forever transformed our world. Submit your nomination today!

What the DEC?!?

What the DEC?!?

Records of Minicomputer Giant Digital Equipment Corporation Open for Research at CHM

The Digital Equipment Corporation (DEC) records date from 1947 through 2002, representing a comprehensive technical history of every major computing innovation at DEC, as well as its nontraditional business culture.

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