Articles in CHM Live(38)

Programming the System of the World: The Industrial Internet of Things

Programming the System of the World: The Industrial Internet of Things

At the “Programming the System of the World” event on March 30, co-hosted by the Exponential Center and the NextGen Advisory Board, three panelists at the forefront of advances in the Industrial Internet of Things (IoT) gathered at the Computer History Museum to discuss how new technologies are transforming the industrial world. Read More
Asteroid Mining: “The Only Business Where the Sky Isn’t the Limit”

Asteroid Mining: “The Only Business Where the Sky Isn’t the Limit”

Lauren Miyamoto Apr 18, 2017
Today, the potential for space exploration seems to be taking off. However, there is a major limitation in our quest to reach infinity and beyond: a lack of resources in space. Read More
The HP Ways: Lessons on Strategy and Culture

The HP Ways: Lessons on Strategy and Culture

CHM Editorial Team Mar 21, 2017
HP was once famous and admired for its culture. The “HP Way” shaped several generations of companies in Silicon Valley and beyond. HP’s culture has been a source of significant advantages and challenges for the company under many different leaders. In this article, we can trace the lessons from where and how HP’s culture has supported the thrust of its strategy, and discuss where and how its culture conflicted with its strategy. Read More
Computing in Your Pocket: The Prehistory of the iPhone in Silicon Valley

Computing in Your Pocket: The Prehistory of the iPhone in Silicon Valley

John Markoff Mar 14, 2017
On Thursday, March 2, four pioneering Silicon Valley technologists shared the stage at the Computer History Museum (CHM), turning the clock back three decades and exploring the prehistory of the iPhone. Read More
There Is No “I” in Software: How GitHub Helps Teams Code

There Is No “I” in Software: How GitHub Helps Teams Code

Lauren Miyamoto Jan 24, 2017
Google, NASA, and the White House are just a few of the superstars you can find on social coding site GitHub. With 19 million users, the company features everything from open source fonts to code allowing nonprofits to save and analyze electronic health records in Africa. Developers around the world use GitHub to share, build, and store software. Read More
The Preservation Game: How Social Media Saved Bletchley Park

The Preservation Game: How Social Media Saved Bletchley Park

Lauren Miyamoto Dec 27, 2016
In 2003, Dr. Sue Black encountered a sight that made her ashamed to be British. She was visiting Bletchley Park, the home of 10,000 men and women who worked to decode German messages during World War II. Although the work done at this historic location is estimated to have saved 22 million lives and is often referred to as the birthplace of coding, she was shocked to find it in a dilapidated condition. Read More
The Next Billion: A Conversation with Kiva Executive Chair Julie Hanna

The Next Billion: A Conversation with Kiva Executive Chair Julie Hanna

During our wide-ranging discussion, Julie shared her insights on important questions, including: How are entrepreneurs changing the lives of the next billion? How is technology being used as a force for democratization of access and opportunity? Where are hot spots around the world for entrepreneurship and what can Silicon Valley learn from them? Read More
Pioneers of the Possible: A Conversation with Silicon Valley Entrepreneurs Heidi Roizen and Michelle Zatlyn

Pioneers of the Possible: A Conversation with Silicon Valley Entrepreneurs Heidi Roizen and Michelle Zatlyn

Silicon Valley is home to pioneers of the possible. From Bill Hewlett and David Packard to Mark Zuckerberg, history, media, and pop culture frequently showcase the stories of Silicon Valley’s male founders. What about women? Read More
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