ARTICLES IN 2017 (53)

Born in a Van: Happy 40th Birthday to the Internet!

Born in a Van: Happy 40th Birthday to the Internet!

 Marc Weber   3 days ago
40 years ago today, the Internet protocols we use today were born in an unmarked silver van cruising the rainy streets of the San...   Read More
New iPhone Exhibit Celebrates the “One Device that Changes Everything”

New iPhone Exhibit Celebrates the “One Device that Changes Everything”

 CHM Editorial Team   3 days ago
As part of the Exponential Center’s iPhone 360 Project, in collaboration with the Museum’s Senior Curator Dag Spicer, Internet History Program Curatorial Director Marc Weber, and the Center for Software...   Read More
Google’s Dr. Fernando Pereira on Natural Language Understanding & Machine Learning

Google’s Dr. Fernando Pereira on Natural Language Understanding & Machine Learning

 Chanel Lloren   1 week ago
People may not know that the early days of artificial intelligence can be traced back to the 1950s, with the Turing test and the...   Read More
Someone Else’s Computer: The Prehistory of Cloud Computing

Someone Else’s Computer: The Prehistory of Cloud Computing

 David Brock   2 weeks ago
“There is no cloud,” goes the quip. “It’s just someone else’s computer.” The joke gets at a key feature of cloud computing: Your data...   Read More
10 Years Old and 1.2 Billion Sold: The Business of iPhone

10 Years Old and 1.2 Billion Sold: The Business of iPhone

 Heidi Hackford   3 weeks ago
Before the iPhone landed like a meteorite in 2007, it wasn’t clear that a revolution in mobile phones was coming or even necessary, says...   Read More
Why Your Zip Code Affects Your Health & How Tech Can Help

Why Your Zip Code Affects Your Health & How Tech Can Help

 Lauren Miyamoto   4 weeks ago
In an age of sophisticated healthcare technologies and research tools, the doctors you see or hospitals you visit are only a small part of...   Read More
Into the Archives: A Look Back with “Robotic Artist” Harold Cohen

Into the Archives: A Look Back with “Robotic Artist” Harold Cohen

 CHM Editorial Team   October 20, 2017
Editor’s note: Curator Chris Garcia delved into the Museum’s institutional archive and uncovered a rare 1995 interview with computer art pioneer Harold Cohen, taken...   Read More
Making <i>Graphic Means</i>: An Interview with Designer & Filmmaker Briar Levit

Making Graphic Means: An Interview with Designer & Filmmaker Briar Levit

 CHM Editorial Team   October 03, 2017
It’s been roughly 30 years since the desktop computer revolutionized the way the graphic design industry works. For decades before that, it was the...   Read More
Girl Power: Designing the Future with Technovation

Girl Power: Designing the Future with Technovation

 Stephanie Corrigan   September 28, 2017
The Computer History Museum (CHM) has a unique opportunity when it comes to teaching students about computers and the technology-driven world in which we...   Read More
Fairchild Semiconductor: The 60th Anniversary of a Silicon Valley Legend

Fairchild Semiconductor: The 60th Anniversary of a Silicon Valley Legend

 David Laws   September 19, 2017
President Eisenhower’s Civil Rights Act, Dr. Seuss’ The Cat in the Hat, and the launch of Sputnik by the Soviet Union were respectively important social,...   Read More