ARTICLES IN Curatorial Insight (39)
Why Analog Computers?
Every once in awhile, I like to go into the Museum’s permanent exhibition Revolution: The First 2000 Years of Computing. It isn’t unusual for... Read More
Buddhism and The Computer
By 1953, computers had started to penetrate the popular culture to such a degree that they were being used in many different areas than... Read More
Pixar’s Luxo Jr.
Perhaps the single most iconic character in the history of computer graphics isn't a representation of a living thing. It's a desk lamp. ... Read More
Endangered Online Worlds
In the beginning the net was mostly non-commercial, but that began to change as it grew in leaps and bounds. Soon millions around the... Read More
Suffering for Science
The famous French physiologist Claude Bernard once remarked: “The science of life is a superb and dazzlingly lighted hall which may be reached only... Read More
Sometimes, we can look back at fictional items from the days before the computer and see threads to machines that would exist decades, or... Read More
Guinness World Records Day
November 15th marks Guinness World Records Day, a day when Guinness challenges the world at large to break as many records as possible within... Read More
The Haunted House
Every city has one; a house that scares all the local kids. Sometimes, these houses have long, dark histories that seem to have been... Read More