Articles from 2011(5)

Steve Jobs: From Garage to World’s Most Valuable Company
An Analog Life: Remembering Jim Williams
Happy 20th Birthday to the Public Web!

Happy 20th Birthday to the Public Web!

This month marks 20 years since the Web’s public announcement in several online forums and the release of the WWW code library, libWWW. The library was a kind of “roll your own” tool kit that gave volunteer programmers the pieces they needed to write their own Web browsers and servers. Their efforts– over half a dozen browsers within 18 months– saved the poorly-funded Web project and kicked off the Web development community. Read More
We Had a Dream of Interactive Computing
Why a Computer History Museum?

Why a Computer History Museum?

Humans have been creating tools since before recorded history. For many centuries, most tools served to amplify the power of the human body. We call the period of their greatest flowering the Industrial Revolution. Read More