ARTICLES IN December 2013 (3)

The Homebrew Computer Club 2013 Reunion

The Homebrew Computer Club 2013 Reunion

 Len Shustek  10 months ago
Before 1975, the computer was an exotic and expensive tool for engineers, scientists, and businesses. By 1985 the computer had been “democratized”, and anyone...   Read More
Computer Pioneers: Photos from the Field

Computer Pioneers: Photos from the Field

 Ben Shneiderman  11 months ago
Text, photos and captions by Ben Shneiderman.  Selection of pioneers and their photos by CHM senior curator, Dag Spicer. The vibrant social processes of...   Read More
Who Invented the Transistor?

Who Invented the Transistor?

 David Laws  11 months ago
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