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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  1 year 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  1 year 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
Buddhism and The Computer

Buddhism and The Computer

 Chris Garcia  1 year ago
By 1953, computers had started to penetrate the popular culture to such a degree that they were being used in many different areas than...   Read More
The Elbrus-2: a Soviet-era high performance computer

The Elbrus-2: a Soviet-era high performance computer

 Alex Bochannek  2 years ago
In November of 2012, an event to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the SPARC microprocessor event was held at the Computer History Museum. The...   Read More
Harry Huskey, 2013 CHM Fellow

Harry Huskey, 2013 CHM Fellow

 Dag Spicer  2 years ago
This year, the Computer History Museum honors Harry Huskey as a CHM Fellow. Fellows are unique individuals who have made a major difference to...   Read More
The Fairchild Semiconductor Collection of Notebooks and Technical Papers

The Fairchild Semiconductor Collection of Notebooks and Technical Papers

 David Laws  2 years ago
People with knowledge, with training, with curiosity – these are the people of Research and Development at Fairchild Semiconductor. Theirs is the endless search...   Read More
The Middleton Family at the New York World’s Fair, 1939

The Middleton Family at the New York World’s Fair, 1939

 Chris Garcia  2 years ago
Every year since 1989, the Library of Congress has added twenty-five films to the National Film Registry. These are chosen from “culturally, historically, or...   Read More
Alvy & Ed

Alvy & Ed

 Chris Garcia  2 years ago
I can name the singular moment that began my interest in computer graphics. It was a video we watched on a field trip to...   Read More
Adobe Photoshop Source Code

Adobe Photoshop Source Code

 Len Shustek  2 years ago
Software Gems: The Computer History Museum Historical Source Code Series   pho·to·shop, transitive verb, often capitalized \ˈfō-(ˌ)tō-ˌshäp\ to alter (a digital image) with Photoshop...   Read More