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First Steps: Lectures from the Dawn of Computing

First Steps: Lectures from the Dawn of Computing

 Dag Spicer   November 04, 2015
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   September 16, 2015
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   July 22, 2015
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   March 26, 2015
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
Yesterday’s Tomorrows: The Origins of The Tablet

Yesterday’s Tomorrows: The Origins of The Tablet

 Alex Lux   December 17, 2014
  By 1987, the PC revolution was well entrenched and underway. Desktop PCs were standard hardware for home enthusiasts, businesses, government agencies, and computer...   Read More
Xerox Alto Source Code

Xerox Alto Source Code

 Paul McJones   October 21, 2014
Software Gems: The Computer History Museum Historical Source Code Series The roots of the modern personal computer Depending on your age, your first computer...   Read More
Early Digital Research CP/M Source Code

Early Digital Research CP/M Source Code

 David Laws   October 01, 2014
Software Gems: The Computer History Museum Historical Source Code Series By the time personal computers based on microprocessors began to emerge in the mid-1970s,...   Read More
The Cryotron: Extremely Rare Superconducting Digital Circuits Come to CHM

The Cryotron: Extremely Rare Superconducting Digital Circuits Come to CHM

 David Brock   July 31, 2014
In the early 1950s, a young, enthusiastic and creative electrical engineer named Dudley Buck left the National Security Agency (NSA) for the Massachusetts Institute...   Read More
The Juniper M40 Router

The Juniper M40 Router

 Guy Fedorkow   June 23, 2014
Early in 2014, the Computer History Museum added a Juniper M40 router to its collection.  This router, initially released in 1998, was the first...   Read More
IBM and the 1964 World’s Fair

IBM and the 1964 World’s Fair

 Dag Spicer   April 16, 2014
Just a few weeks ago, we received an interesting donation to the Museum: a commemorative punched card from the IBM Pavilion at the 1964...   Read More