ARTICLES IN 2013 (42)
Who Invented the Transistor?
On reading my recent @CHM blog “Who invented the diode?” CHM senior curator Dag Spicer pointed me to a fascinating scholarly treatise, “Singletons and... Read More
Restoring the IBM 1401
Is anyone willing to lead a project to restore an IBM 1401?” Mike Cheponis enthusiastically asked with a glint in his eye. I knew... Read More
Apple II DOS source code
Software Gems: The Computer History Museum Historical Source Code Series Could you write a Disk Operating System in 7 weeks? In June 1977 Apple... Read More
Who Invented the Diode?
The inventors of the transistor and the integrated circuit received Nobel Prizes. The engineering community marks anniversaries of their conception with conferences, banquets, and... Read More