ARTICLES IN Behind the Scenes (29)

Restoring Yesterday’s “Computer System of Tomorrow”: A Conversation with Curator & Xerox Alto Restorer Al Kossow

Restoring Yesterday’s “Computer System of Tomorrow”: A Conversation with Curator & Xerox Alto Restorer Al Kossow

 Paula Jabloner   July 18, 2017
A mouse. Removable data storage. Networking. A visual user interface. Easy-to-use graphics software. “What You See Is What You Get” (WYSIWYG) printing, with printed...   Read More
Designing with People: A Collaborative Process with IDEO

Designing with People: A Collaborative Process with IDEO

 Scott Burg   May 02, 2017
This is the second in a series of blog articles exploring the design and construction of the Computer History Museum’s new Education Center, scheduled to...   Read More
Our Story, the Center for Cisco Heritage

Our Story, the Center for Cisco Heritage

 Stephanie Waslohn   April 26, 2017
The Center for Cisco Heritage, managed by the Computer History Museum, unveiled a new exhibit, Our Story, on March 31, 2017, bringing together big...   Read More
Merging Learning and Design: The Makings of CHM’s New Education Center

Merging Learning and Design: The Makings of CHM’s New Education Center

 Scott Burg   January 10, 2017
This is the first in a series of blog articles exploring the design and construction of the Computer History Museum’s new Education Center, scheduled to...   Read More
A Look Back at 2016 on <i>@CHM</i>

A Look Back at 2016 on @CHM

 Jennifer De La Cruz   January 06, 2017
The start of a new year is always an exciting time, a time when the world brims with potential, a time when anything is...   Read More
A Haunted Tour of Silicon Valley

A Haunted Tour of Silicon Valley

 Caroline Evans   October 31, 2016
Silicon Valley is known for its cutting-edge technology, creative innovation, and forward-looking frame of mind. But the Valley also has a lesser-known side—a spookier...   Read More
The Digital Repository at CHM

The Digital Repository at CHM

 Andrew Berger   October 18, 2016
If you’ve heard about digital preservation in the news, chances are it was a story about loss or potential loss. For almost 20 years...   Read More
Adventures in CHM Interning, Part 2

Adventures in CHM Interning, Part 2

 Maya Makker   September 06, 2016
This is part two of two of CHM’s High School Internship Program blog series, compiled and written by an editorial taskforce of the Museum’s...   Read More
Adventures in CHM Interning, Part 1

Adventures in CHM Interning, Part 1

 Maya Makker   August 30, 2016
This is part one of two of CHM’s High School Internship Program blog series, compiled and written by an editorial taskforce of the Museum’s...   Read More
In His Own Words: John Blankenbaker

In His Own Words: John Blankenbaker

 Chris Garcia   April 05, 2016
One of the great privileges of being a curator at the Computer History Museum is access to the files. Not just the extensive holdings...   Read More