Museum Highlights

2017 CHM Fellow Alan Cooper: Father of Visual Basic

2017 CHM Fellow Alan Cooper: Father of Visual Basic

Alan Cooper is best known as the “Father of Visual Basic,” possibly the most widely used visual programming environment in the software industry. On April 28, 2017, Cooper will be honored as a Fellow Award recipient, with Margaret Hamilton, Cleve Moler, and Larry Roberts.

2017 CHM Fellow Cleve Moler: Mozart of the Matrix

2017 CHM Fellow Cleve Moler: Mozart of the Matrix

Moler created the original MATLAB program, short for “Matrix Laboratory” at the University of New Mexico as a quick calculator for his students doing basic matrix operations. On April 28, 2017, Moler will be honored as a Fellow Award recipient, with Alan Cooper, Margaret Hamilton, and Larry Roberts.

Asteroid Mining: “The Only Business Where the Sky Isn’t the Limit”

Asteroid Mining: “The Only Business Where the Sky Isn’t the Limit”

Seattle-based Planetary Resources is developing technology to mine asteroids for valuable minerals and, more importantly, water. In conversation with Museum CEO John Hollar on March 9, Planetary Resources President and CEO Chris Lewicki shared why the company is specifically focused on asteroids.

The Tessera: Ghostly Tracks

The Tessera: Ghostly Tracks

Calling all Educators!

From now through June 2017, bring your students to CHM for a very special opportunity! The Tessera: Ghostly Tracks is an interactive mystery for groups of 12–30 students in grades 7–11.

Revolution Audio Tour

Revolution Audio Tour

 

Enhance your experience of the Computer History Museum's signature exhibition Revolution: The First 2000 Years of Computing by using this free official audio tour.

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