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The Boston Computer Society: Dawn of the Business Personal Computer and Cost-Efficient Home PC

The Boston Computer Society: Dawn of the Business Personal Computer and Cost-Efficient Home PC

This is the second of five video releases of Boston Computer Society (BCS) General Meetings, by the Computer History Museum (CHM). Read about the...   Read More
The Analytical Engine: 28 Plans and Counting

The Analytical Engine: 28 Plans and Counting

 Tim Robinson  2 months ago
December 10, 2015 marks the 200th anniversary of the birth of Ada Byron, later Countess of Lovelace, most famous for her 1843 description of...   Read More
Ada Lovelace Day

Ada Lovelace Day

 Betty Toole  4 months ago
Today is Ada Lovelace Day the beginning of festivities to honor Augusta Ada Byron, Lady Lovelace whose 200th birthday will be celebrated on 10...   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  5 months ago
If you lived in the Boston area in the 1980s, you could have enjoyed an unusual front-row seat to the unfolding history of the...   Read More
Amiga Computing at the Computer History Museum

Amiga Computing at the Computer History Museum

 Adam P. Spring  6 months ago
The Amiga computer celebrated its 30th birthday at the Computer History Museum in Mountain View, California July 25-26, 2015. For a dedicated group of...   Read More
About the Computer History Museum’s IBM 1401 Machines

About the Computer History Museum’s IBM 1401 Machines

 Guy Fedorkow  12 months ago
We’ve all heard it: “Today, your phone has a zillion times more processing power than giant computers that filled an entire room in days...   Read More
Xerox Alto Source Code

Xerox Alto Source Code

 Paul McJones  1 year ago
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
The Cryotron: Extremely Rare Superconducting Digital Circuits Come to CHM

The Cryotron: Extremely Rare Superconducting Digital Circuits Come to CHM

 David Brock  2 years ago
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
Fearless Genius: The Digital Revolution in Silicon Valley, 1985–2000

Fearless Genius: The Digital Revolution in Silicon Valley, 1985–2000

 Doug Menuez  2 years ago
For fifteen years I documented the efforts of a secretive tribe of engineers, entrepreneurs, and venture capitalists in Silicon Valley as they created technology...   Read More
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