ARTICLES IN 2018 (24)

Dissecting Medicine in the Digital Age with UCSF’s Dr. Atul Butte

Dissecting Medicine in the Digital Age with UCSF’s Dr. Atul Butte

 Chanel Lloren   2 weeks ago
Today, sequencing our genetic code or doing a DNA test is affordable, fast, and can even connect people with long lost relatives (for example,...   Read More
Task Rabbits and Thunder Lizards: A Founder and Funder Story

Task Rabbits and Thunder Lizards: A Founder and Funder Story

 Heidi Hackford   3 weeks ago
When a founder’s vision sparks a funder’s interest, an idea can become an enterprise with the potential to reimagine the whole idea of community....   Read More
The Eudora™ Email Client Source Code

The Eudora™ Email Client Source Code

 Len Shustek   May 22, 2018
Software Gems: The Computer History Museum Historical Source Code Series Electronic mail is one of “killer apps” of networked computing. The ability to quickly...   Read More
Museum’s Oral Histories Tell Story of Japanese Hard Disk Drive Industry

Museum’s Oral Histories Tell Story of Japanese Hard Disk Drive Industry

 CHM Editorial Team   May 17, 2018
The Computer History Museum (CHM) recently released six video-recorded oral histories of key engineers and scientists from Japan who made seminal contributions to the...   Read More
2018 CHM Fellow Awards

2018 CHM Fellow Awards

 CHM Editorial Team   May 02, 2018
On Saturday, April 28, 2018, the Computer History Museum (CHM), proudly inducted three extraordinary Fellows to its elite Hall of Fellows: Dov Frohman-Bentchkowsky, Dame...   Read More
Building the Cathedral of Technology: The Fellow Awards at the Computer History Museum

Building the Cathedral of Technology: The Fellow Awards at the Computer History Museum

 Jennifer De La Cruz   April 27, 2018
“How can you not be romantic about baseball?” Brad Pitt, playing longtime Oakland A’s general manager Billy Beane, asks that at the end of...   Read More
2018 Museum Fellow Dov Frohman-Bentchkowsky: Silicon, Science, Memory & Survival

2018 Museum Fellow Dov Frohman-Bentchkowsky: Silicon, Science, Memory & Survival

 David Brock   April 18, 2018
For the invention of the first commercial erasable programmable read-only memory (EPROM), which enabled rapid development of microprocessor-based systems.Fellow Awards Selection Committee, Computer History...   Read More
2018 Museum Fellow Dame Stephanie Shirley

2018 Museum Fellow Dame Stephanie Shirley

 Dag Spicer   April 11, 2018
For a lifetime of entrepreneurship promoting the growth of the UK software industry and the advancement of women in computing.Fellow Awards Selection Committee, Computer...   Read More
2018 Museum Fellow Guido van Rossum, Python Creator & Benevolent Dictator for Life

2018 Museum Fellow Guido van Rossum, Python Creator & Benevolent Dictator for Life

 Hansen Hsu   April 05, 2018
For the creation and evolution of the Python programming language and for leadership of its community.Fellow Awards Selection Committee, Computer History Museum First released...   Read More
13 Sextillion & Counting: The Long & Winding Road to the Most Frequently Manufactured Human Artifact in History

13 Sextillion & Counting: The Long & Winding Road to the Most Frequently Manufactured Human Artifact in History

 David Laws   April 02, 2018
Scientists and engineers achieved the alchemist’s goal of turning low-value material, in this case sand (silicon), into gold with the invention of the MOS...   Read More