ARTICLES IN 2015 (22)

The Analytical Engine: 28 Plans and Counting

The Analytical Engine: 28 Plans and Counting

 Tim Robinson   December 08, 2015
December 10, 2015 marks the 200th anniversary of the birth of Ada Byron, later Countess of Lovelace, most famous for her 1843 description of...   Read More
The Storage Engine: A Timeline of Milestones in Storage Technology

The Storage Engine: A Timeline of Milestones in Storage Technology

 David Laws   November 24, 2015
Together with semiconductor chips and software, storage devices serve as one of the three fundamental drivers powering the digital revolution. Semiconductor integrated circuits include...   Read More
First Steps: Lectures from the Dawn of Computing

First Steps: Lectures from the Dawn of Computing

 Dag Spicer   November 04, 2015
For over four decades, the Computer History Museum (CHM) has been recording the words and thoughts of the most important people in computing. The...   Read More
Maxing Out the Minimal: CHM’s Archives Processing Project Is Underway

Maxing Out the Minimal: CHM’s Archives Processing Project Is Underway

 Sara Lott   October 20, 2015
In 2014 the Museum applied for and received a $274,560 grant from the Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR) to process a portion...   Read More
Ada Lovelace Day

Ada Lovelace Day

 Betty Toole   October 13, 2015
Today is Ada Lovelace Day the beginning of festivities to honor Augusta Ada Byron, Lady Lovelace whose 200th birthday will be celebrated on 10...   Read More
Tools of the Trade: An historical look at technology and commerce

Tools of the Trade: An historical look at technology and commerce

 Dag Spicer   October 06, 2015
Tools of the Trade A new display in the Computer History Museum’s Gallery area shows a sampling of objects that represent different technologies people...   Read More
The Boston Computer Society Presents: 1981 Forum on the Future of Personal Computers

The Boston Computer Society Presents: 1981 Forum on the Future of Personal Computers

 Jonathan Rotenberg   September 16, 2015
This is the first of five video releases of The Boston Computer Society (BCS) General Meetings, by the Computer History Museum (CHM). Be sure...   Read More
Amiga Computing at the Computer History Museum

Amiga Computing at the Computer History Museum

 Adam P. Spring   August 26, 2015
The Amiga computer celebrated its 30th birthday at the Computer History Museum in Mountain View, California July 25-26, 2015. For a dedicated group of...   Read More
2015 Computer History Museum Fellow Awards

2015 Computer History Museum Fellow Awards

 Jennifer De La Cruz   August 12, 2015
Defying the Odds The Fellow Awards are a long-standing tradition at the Computer History Museum, dating back to 1987 when the Museum inducted its...   Read More
Electronic Arts DeluxePaint Early Source Code

Electronic Arts DeluxePaint Early Source Code

 Len Shustek   July 22, 2015
Software Gems: The Computer History Museum Historical Source Code Series DeluxePaint is a graphics tool that can help you create works of art with...   Read More