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Jim Porter and the History of the Global Storage Industry

Jim Porter and the History of the Global Storage Industry

 Dag Spicer  4 days ago
The Power of One It’s amazing what individuals can do. As Margaret Mead said, “Never underestimate the power of a small group of committed...   Read More
The ECHO IV Home Computer: 50 Years Later

The ECHO IV Home Computer: 50 Years Later

 Dag Spicer  4 weeks ago
The Future is Already Here Science fiction writer William Gibson famously stated, “the future is already here.  It’s just not very evenly distributed.”  Past...   Read More
Personal Computing 1983: Innovation Bursting in Every Direction

Personal Computing 1983: Innovation Bursting in Every Direction

 Jonathan Rotenberg  2 months ago
This is the third of five video releases of The Boston Computer Society (BCS) General Meetings, by the Computer History Museum (CHM). Be sure...   Read More
Community Memory: Precedents in Social Media and Movements

Community Memory: Precedents in Social Media and Movements

 Bo Doub  4 months ago
When studying the social movements and countercultural ethos of the 1960s and 1970s, researchers and historians might not initially think to visit the Computer...   Read More
The 1986 ACM Conference on the History of Personal Workstations

The 1986 ACM Conference on the History of Personal Workstations

 Len Shustek  5 months ago
On January 9th and 10th of 1986, at Rickey’s Hyatt House in Palo Alto, California, there was an historic gathering of the pioneers who...   Read More
The Boston Computer Society: Dawn of the Business Personal Computer and Cost-Efficient Home PC

The Boston Computer Society: Dawn of the Business Personal Computer and Cost-Efficient Home PC

 Jonathan Rotenberg  6 months ago
This is the second of five video releases of Boston Computer Society (BCS) General Meetings, by the Computer History Museum (CHM). Be sure to check...   Read More
First Steps: Lectures from the Dawn of Computing

First Steps: Lectures from the Dawn of Computing

 Dag Spicer  8 months ago
For over four decades, the Computer History Museum (CHM) has been recording the words and thoughts of the most important people in computing. The...   Read More
The Boston Computer Society Presents: 1981 Forum on the Future of Personal Computers

The Boston Computer Society Presents: 1981 Forum on the Future of Personal Computers

 Jonathan Rotenberg  9 months ago
This is the first of five video releases of The Boston Computer Society (BCS) General Meetings, by the Computer History Museum (CHM). Be sure...   Read More
Electronic Arts DeluxePaint Early Source Code

Electronic Arts DeluxePaint Early Source Code

 Len Shustek  11 months ago
Software Gems: The Computer History Museum Historical Source Code Series DeluxePaint is a graphics tool that can help you create works of art with...   Read More
The World’s Smallest Computer

The World’s Smallest Computer

 Dag Spicer  1 year ago
A new exhibit at CHM takes a look at the world’s smallest computer – the Michigan “Micro Mote.”  Making things smaller has been part...   Read More