About Alex Lux

Alex is the Research Assistant with CHM’s Collections Department, and is providing support to the Curatorial team for the upcoming Make Software exhibition along with other Collections projects. He has been with CHM since 2007, and has held positions within the Collections Department. He took a short break from Collections-focused work, and served as Guest Services Coordinator with the Front of House team during the inaugural year of the Revolution exhibition.

Articles by Alex Lux(3)

Yesterday’s Tomorrows: The Origins of The Tablet

Yesterday’s Tomorrows: The Origins of The Tablet

By 1987, the PC revolution was well entrenched and underway. Desktop PCs were standard hardware for home enthusiasts, businesses, government agencies, and computer labs tucked away in college campuses. However, some prognosticators were also fast at work forecasting the future of a new generation of computing devices – and traditional PCs were not what they had in mind. Read More
Guinness World Records Day

Guinness World Records Day

 Nov 15, 2012 Curatorial Insight
November 15th marks Guinness World Records Day, a day when Guinness challenges the world at large to break as many records as possible within a 24-hour period. In honor of Guinness’s Day, here are 10 amazing Guinness World Records related to computer history. Read More
Little Green Men

Little Green Men

 Oct 19, 2012 Curatorial Insight
Before moving up a couple of exits on Highway 101N, to our current location at 1401 North Shoreline Blvd., CHM and part of its collection were housed in a WWII-era Quonset hut at Moffett Field. Read More