ARTICLES IN Exponential Center (59)

Happy 10th Birthday, iPhone!

Happy 10th Birthday, iPhone!

 CHM Editorial Team   3 weeks ago
Introduction by Marc Weber, Curatorial Director, Internet History Program Contributions & Insights by David C. Brock, Marguerite Gong Hancock, Hansen Hsu, John Markoff, Dag...   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   4 weeks ago
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...   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. As a young boy he grew up moving frequently...   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
“Venture Capital in the Blood: Three Generations of Drapers in Silicon Valley,” April 19, 2017. On April 19, 2017, three generations of the Draper...   Read More
Programming the System of the World: The Industrial Internet of Things

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

 nextgen   May 04, 2017
By Jeremiah Stone, NextGen Advisory Board. Read his full bio here. The theme for tonight is ‘beyond the talking toaster’—we want to look at this...   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   March 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...   Read More
Fairchild, Fairchildren, and the Family Tree of Silicon Valley

Fairchild, Fairchildren, and the Family Tree of Silicon Valley

 David Laws   December 20, 2016
Sixty years after its founding in 1957, Fairchild Semiconductor Corporation is celebrated as “The First Trillion Dollar Startup.”1 Through an unprecedented series of technical,...   Read More
The Next Billion: A Conversation with Kiva Executive Chair Julie Hanna

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

 Marguerite Gong Hancock   December 08, 2016
The great advances in the world have often aggravated the inequities in the world. The least needy see the most improvement, and the most...   Read More
Day of the Dead: Exploring Failure with Silicon Valley Veterans Kim Polese, Bill Reichert, and Justin Kan

Day of the Dead: Exploring Failure with Silicon Valley Veterans Kim Polese, Bill Reichert, and Justin Kan

 nextgen   November 15, 2016
By Marie Williams—Marie is a member of the Computer History Museum’s NextGen Advisory Board. Read her full bio here. Work in Silicon Valley long...   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

 Marguerite Gong Hancock   October 11, 2016
Silicon Valley is home to pioneers of the possible. From Bill Hewlett and David Packard to Mark Zuckerberg, history, media, and pop culture frequently...   Read More