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Apple II DOS source code

Apple II DOS source code

 Len Shustek   November 12, 2013
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   August 29, 2013
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

 Jennifer De La Cruz   August 16, 2013
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   July 31, 2013
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   June 19, 2013
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   May 29, 2013
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   May 08, 2013
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   April 02, 2013
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   March 22, 2013
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   March 13, 2013
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