Museum Highlights

iPhone Exhibit Celebrates the “One Device that Changes Everything”

iPhone Exhibit Celebrates the “One Device that Changes Everything”

Explore our latest exhibit and discover the technology, history, and business and social impact of Apple's iPhone. Coinciding with the 10th anniversary year of the iPhone launch in 2007, the 30-foot-high graphic display is part of our Exponential Center's iPhone 360 Project.

Women, Gender, Sexuality, and Computing History

Women, Gender, Sexuality, and Computing History

Center for Software History Director David C. Brock recaps his CHM Live conversation with historian Marie Hicks and provides further insight into issues of gender and sexuality embedded within computer history, including, at times, the full erasure of women and others despite their essential roles within computing of the day.

Making Trouble: Leslie Berlin Explores the People Who Built Silicon Valley

Making Trouble: Leslie Berlin Explores the People Who Built Silicon Valley

Though Berlin named her book Troublemakers, the people she features pushed against existing structures not for the sake of disruption alone, but to pursue a larger idea. They were team players who were audacious and persistent but didn’t mistake their own egos for the product or company. Their most powerful and under-appreciated talent? Humility.

The Shocking Truth Behind Arnold Nordsieck’s Differential Analyzer

The Shocking Truth Behind Arnold Nordsieck’s Differential Analyzer

Arnold Nordsieck started building his differential analyzer when most other computing researchers were experimenting with vacuum-tube digital electronic computers. Nordsieck needed a simple, cheap, and practical machine. A small differential analyzer fit the bill.

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