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The Juniper M40 Router

The Juniper M40 Router

 Guy Fedorkow  2 years ago
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  2 years ago
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
Microsoft MS-DOS early source code

Microsoft MS-DOS early source code

 Len Shustek  2 years ago
Software Gems: The Computer History Museum Historical Source Code Series IBM did something very unusual for their 1981 personal computer   Rather than using...   Read More
Microsoft Word for Windows Version 1.1a Source Code

Microsoft Word for Windows Version 1.1a Source Code

 Len Shustek  2 years ago
Software Gems: The Computer History Museum Historical Source Code Series The dominant word processing program for personal computers in the 1980s was DOS-based WordPerfect....   Read More
Interacting with Oral Histories: A New Year, a New Way

Interacting with Oral Histories: A New Year, a New Way

The number one question I get asked about oral histories is: “When will the video be available online?” Not, will the video be available...   Read More
Apple II DOS source code

Apple II DOS source code

 Len Shustek  2 years ago
Software Gems: The Computer History Museum Historical Source Code Series Could you write a Disk Operating System in 7 weeks? In June 1977 Apple...   Read More
SRI ARC Journal: A Record of Engelbart and his Team

SRI ARC Journal: A Record of Engelbart and his Team

 Sara Lott  2 years ago
In 2006 Elizabeth “Jake” Feinler orchestrated the deposit of over 375 linear feet of records from what was then known as Stanford Research Institute...   Read More
The Valley That Rudolph and Sletten Built

The Valley That Rudolph and Sletten Built

The garage has long played host to the creative genius of aspiring technology entrepreneurs here in the good ole Valley de Silicon. Take, for...   Read More
Racetrack Betting Mechanized

Racetrack Betting Mechanized

 Alex Bochannek  3 years ago
On Tuesday, July 16, 2013, a group of almost seventy people attended a CHM SoundByte lunchtime lecture entitled The Totalisator – An Algorithm That...   Read More
Invention of the Planar Integrated Circuit & Other Stories from the Fairchild Notebooks

Invention of the Planar Integrated Circuit & Other Stories from the Fairchild Notebooks

 David Laws  3 years ago
The Fairchild Notebooks: Silicon Valley’s Founding Documents, a temporary exhibit in the lobby of the Computer History Museum, displays three iconic volumes from the...   Read More