Museum Highlights

Harold Cohen and AARON—A 40-Year Collaboration

Harold Cohen and AARON—A 40-Year Collaboration

Harold Cohen (May 1, 1928–April 27, 2016) considered himself first and foremost a painter, but he was also an engineer whose work defined the first generation of computer-generated art. His system, AARON, is one of the longest-running, continually maintained AI systems in history.

Oral History of Rich Hilleman

Oral History of Rich Hilleman

Computer game guru and video game producer Rich Hilleman discusses his first experience with computers in elementary school, his work as an 18-year-old courier at the Nevada National Security Site, and his prolific career at Electronic Arts (EA) in his 2012 oral history.

University Video Collection at CHM

University Video Collection at CHM

Co-founded in Palo Alto, California, in 1987 by Judith Lemon and Karen Mathews Tucker, University Video Communications (UVC) was a technology education company that produced and distributed classroom-ready video lectures by pioneering industry scientists and engineers. CHM acquired the extensive collection in 1999 and is releasing 112 newly digitized lectures on its YouTube channel.

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