ARTICLES IN Guest Blog (26)

The Cryotron: Extremely Rare Superconducting Digital Circuits Come to CHM

The Cryotron: Extremely Rare Superconducting Digital Circuits Come to CHM

 David Brock  1 month 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 months 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 months 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
The Very First ‘Stevenote’

The Very First ‘Stevenote’

 Jonathan Rotenberg  7 months ago
This is a rough-edit version, the final version will be released soon On January 26, 2014, the Computer History Museum released this never-before-seen video...   Read More
Indigenous Circuits

Indigenous Circuits

 Lisa Nakamura  8 months ago
The Internet and computing have become an absolutely integral part of everyday life.  Some would say too much so.  As debates about whether we...   Read More
Computer Pioneers: Photos from the Field

Computer Pioneers: Photos from the Field

 Ben Shneiderman  9 months ago
Text, photos and captions by Ben Shneiderman.  Selection of pioneers and their photos by CHM senior curator, Dag Spicer. The vibrant social processes of...   Read More
Restoring the IBM 1401

Restoring the IBM 1401

 Robert Garner  9 months ago
Is anyone willing to lead a project to restore an IBM 1401?” Mike Cheponis enthusiastically asked with a glint in his eye. I knew...   Read More
Brograms and the Power of Vaporware

Brograms and the Power of Vaporware

 Marie Hicks  1 year ago
Recently, Google’s Sergey Brin made waves—or at least invoked a collective eye-roll—when he termed current smartphone technology “emasculating” and suggested Google glass as an...   Read More
Rebooting the WITCH

Rebooting the WITCH

 Kevin Murrell  2 years ago
Rebooting the WITCH: News from The National Museum of Computing at Bletchley Park, UK An invited guest blog post from Kevin Murrell at TNMOC...   Read More