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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
Alvy & Ed

Alvy & Ed

 Chris Garcia   February 27, 2013
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   February 13, 2013
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 software...   Read More
25 Years of Dataquest

25 Years of Dataquest

 Doug Fairbairn   January 02, 2013
Gartner Donates 25+ Years of Dataquest Market Research Reports to CHM If you were a senior executive in the Semiconductor Industry in the 1970s,...   Read More
If it moves, it should be Ruggednova

If it moves, it should be Ruggednova

 Alex Bochannek   December 04, 2012
Warfare has been a rich source of technological innovation as long as humans have roamed the Earth. It isn’t much of a surprise then...   Read More
Squee: The Robot Squirrel

Squee: The Robot Squirrel

 Dag Spicer   October 24, 2012
On October 9, CHM was privileged to have as a special visitor, Mr. Jack Koff. Koff built one of CHM’s more interesting and early...   Read More
The APL Programming Language Source Code

The APL Programming Language Source Code

 Len Shustek   October 10, 2012
Software Gems: The Computer History Museum Historical Source Code Series Thousands of programming languages were invented in the first 50 years of the age...   Read More
Simon’s J’s

Simon’s J’s

 Alex Bochannek   September 26, 2012
About five years ago, I noticed a box of punched cards that Senior Curator Dag Spicer had set aside. It had been sent by...   Read More