Meet the 2018 Fellow Award Honorees
On Saturday, April 28, 2018 the Museum will honor the accomplishments of it's 2018 Fellow Award Honorees: the inventor of EPROM Dov Frohman-Bentchkowsky, software entrepreneur Dame Stephanie Shirley, and creator of python programming language Guido van Rossum.
The CHM Fellow Awards is the Museum’s prestigious program, which has recognized such esteemed honorees as Frances Allen, Sir Tim Berners-Lee, Ed Catmull, Vint Cerf, Morris Chang, Lynn Conway, Doug Engelbart, Bjarne Stroustrup, Ken Olsen and Steve Wozniak. This singular program is an ongoing initiative of the Museum and is supported with collecting, education, research and media efforts that reflect the seminal work of each Fellow and cements their place in computing history. Each year, the Museum selects a new class of Fellows and honors their accomplishments and global influence at a gala ceremony.
This year’s Fellow Awards – presented by headline sponsor Accenture for the fifth year. Other main supporters include Dropbox, Intel, 1185 Design, Intuit, First Tech Credit Union, Microsoft, TidalScale, and UBS Financial Services.READ MORE
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
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
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
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.