Museum Highlights

2017 CHM Fellow Cleve Moler: Mozart of the Matrix

2017 CHM Fellow Cleve Moler: Mozart of the Matrix

This year CHM honors American mathematician and inventor of the MATLAB numerical computing environment, Cleve Moler. Moler created the original MATLAB program, short for “Matrix Laboratory,” while at the University of New Mexico as a quick calculator for his students doing basic matrix operations.

New Exhibition <em>Make Software: Change the World!</em> Now Open

New Exhibition Make Software: Change the World! Now Open

Fly through World of Warcraft’s fantastic world of Azeroth, learn Photoshop from the pros, try your hand at coding, and speed-text your way to victory in Make Software: Change the World! Plan your visit now, or explore the exhibition online.

Remembering Bob Taylor

Remembering Bob Taylor

February 10, 1932–April 13, 2017

Bob Taylor oversaw or funded many key developments in computing over the last 55 years: the mouse and web-like online systems at NASA and ARPA; the ARPAnet; and the defining features of the modern PC at Xerox PARC including the Alto personal computer, internetworking, and Ethernet. Taylor was named a CHM Fellow in 2013.

Remembering Harry Huskey

Remembering Harry Huskey

January 16, 1916–April 9, 2017

Harry Huskey, an American mathematician and educator, worked with computing legend Alan Turing on the Pilot ACE machine, developed the SWAC and Bendix G-15 computers, and spent much of his life as an educator, most recently at UC Santa Cruz. Huskey was named a CHM Fellow in 2013.

Revolution Audio Tour

Revolution Audio Tour

 

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

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