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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   September 16, 2015
This is the first of five video releases of The Boston Computer Society (BCS) General Meetings, by the Computer History Museum (CHM). Be sure...   Read More
Amiga Computing at the Computer History Museum

Amiga Computing at the Computer History Museum

 Adam P. Spring   August 26, 2015
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   February 19, 2015
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   October 21, 2014
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   July 31, 2014
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   July 07, 2014
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   June 23, 2014
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   January 27, 2014
On January 26, 2014, the Computer History Museum released this never-before-seen video of the first public showing of Macintosh.  Thirty years ago, on January...   Read More
Indigenous Circuits

Indigenous Circuits

 Lisa Nakamura   January 02, 2014
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   December 11, 2013
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