ARTICLES IN Curatorial Insight (35)

The BBC Micro

The BBC Micro

 Chris Garcia  2 years ago
Very few computer systems are as beloved as the BBC Micro is among those who first encountered it in the early 1980s. A...   Read More
Going Places: A History of Google Maps with Street View

Going Places: A History of Google Maps with Street View

 Marc Weber  2 years ago
Choose a spot on a map and you are there — immersed in a panoramic view you can move and zoom. Since 2007, Google...   Read More
Happy 20th Birthday to the public Web!

Happy 20th Birthday to the public Web!

 Marc Weber  3 years ago
This month marks 20 years since the Web’s public announcement in several online forums and the release of the WWW code library, libWWW. The...   Read More
Why a Computer History Museum?

Why a Computer History Museum?

 Len Shustek  4 years ago
Humans have been creating tools since before recorded history. For many centuries, most tools served to amplify the power of the human body. We...   Read More
October 29, 1969: Happy 40th Birthday to a Radical Idea!

October 29, 1969: Happy 40th Birthday to a Radical Idea!

 Marc Weber  5 years ago
On the evening of October 29, 1969 the first data travelled between two nodes of the ARPANET, a key ancestor of the Internet. Even...   Read More