Articles in CHM Live(38)

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

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

Lauren Miyamoto Oct 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 hands of industrious workers and various ingenious machines and tools that brought type and image together on meticulously prepared paste-up boards, before they were sent to the printer. Read More
The MRI of the Future May Be Wearable & Telepathic

The MRI of the Future May Be Wearable & Telepathic

Lauren Miyamoto Aug 25, 2017
Before MRI, the inner workings of the human body were a mystery, glimpsed only through dissection or experimentation. Today, this technology doesn’t just allow doctors to better understand anatomy—it is also reducing costs, eliminating unnecessary procedures, and most importantly, saving lives. Read More
Decoding Cancer with The Cancer Genome Atlas’ Dr. Jean Claude Zenklusen

Decoding Cancer with The Cancer Genome Atlas’ Dr. Jean Claude Zenklusen

Jennifer De La Cruz Aug 22, 2017
“Some people say, ‘Oh, I have the Monday morning problems’ or the ‘Sunday afternoon blues’ because you have to go to work, but I never have that. I really go to work fully aware of what we are doing and fully aware of the necessity of what we are doing,” said Dr. Jean Claude Zenklusen, director of The Cancer Genome Atlas (TCGA), during a conversation with CHM Live moderator John Hollar. Read More
How IARPA’s Technologies Are Protecting the National Security of the United States

How IARPA’s Technologies Are Protecting the National Security of the United States

Chanel Lloren Aug 04, 2017
Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity (IARPA) was created in 2006 to advance the development of research and technology used to achieve the intelligence goals of the United States and “avoid technological surprise.” Read More
A Journey into Digital Art: Reflections by Photoshop Hall of Famer Bert Monroy

A Journey into Digital Art: Reflections by Photoshop Hall of Famer Bert Monroy

Bert Monroy Jul 06, 2017
I’ve been drawing since I was two years old. I had been getting in trouble my entire life for drawing in class, and on the suggestion of one of my teachers, I tried out for the High School of Art and Design. I majored in advertising and illustration while learning from masters of their trade. Later, I attended the School of Visual Arts. All my training led to a career in the advertising industry, where I was an art director and creative director for quite a few ad agencies in NYC. I also did an occasional commercial illustration. Painting photorealistic images remained my passion. I experimented with oils, watercolors, pastels, you name it, I tried it all and although I got fairly good results, I was never quite satisfied. Read More
Creating Magic: A Conversation with Original iPhone Engineers & Software Team Lead Scott Forstall

Creating Magic: A Conversation with Original iPhone Engineers & Software Team Lead Scott Forstall

John Markoff Jun 22, 2017
When Steve Jobs returned to Apple in 1997 after it acquired NeXT, he brought with him a close-knit group of engineers. One of them was Scott Forstall, a young software designer who had come to NeXT directly from Stanford University. Read More
How Affectiva’s Rana el Kaliouby Is Engineering Emotional Intelligence

How Affectiva’s Rana el Kaliouby Is Engineering Emotional Intelligence

Jennifer De La Cruz Jun 17, 2017
What could your computer or phone do if it knew what you were thinking? Are men or women more expressive? Do cultures express their emotions differently? And what is the Mona Lisa thinking already? Affectiva knows. Read More
AI, Social Media Data & Politics Collide with Stanford GSB’s Dr. Michal Kosinski

AI, Social Media Data & Politics Collide with Stanford GSB’s Dr. Michal Kosinski

Lauren Miyamoto Jun 06, 2017
On May 19, the Computer History Museum hosted Stanford Graduate School of Business Associate Professor Dr. Michal Kosinski for a riveting conversation about the intersection of social media information, machine learning, and politics. Read More
Computing for the Whole World: A Conversation with iPod & iPhone Inventor Tony Fadell

Computing for the Whole World: A Conversation with iPod & iPhone Inventor Tony Fadell

John Markoff May 31, 2017
Tony Fadell doesn’t fit the Silicon Valley mold. His parents were neither engineers nor scientists, but his grandfather gave him a passion for both building things and for design. His grandfather recognized his love for computing and offered to match whatever the then 11-year old Fadell had to help him buy his first computer—an Apple II. Read More
Venture Capital in the Blood: Three Generations of Drapers in Silicon Valley

Venture Capital in the Blood: Three Generations of Drapers in Silicon Valley

Doug Fairbairn May 19, 2017
On April 19, 2017, three generations of the Draper family joined Marguerite Gong Hancock on the CHM Live stage at the Computer History Museum as part of a series of programs organized by the Exponential Center. Exponential focuses on capturing the legacy and advancing the future of innovation and entrepreneurship. Read More
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