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
If the Computer Fits, Wear it
The Museum is hosting the first U.S. museum display of a traveling exhibit this summer, On You: A Story of Wearable Computing, created at Georgia Tech. How did it come to CHM? It all started when Internet History Program founder and curator Marc Weber sat down for an oral history with two members of the Google Glass team, Greg Priest-Dorman and Thad Starner. Each of them began independently wearing computers in daily life more than 20 years ago… and went on to become major wearable pioneers. What made them strap 10 or more pounds of home-built equipment to their bodies in those early days?
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.