ARTICLES IN Remarkable People (41)

Building the Cathedral of Technology: The Fellow Awards at the Computer History Museum

Building the Cathedral of Technology: The Fellow Awards at the Computer History Museum

 Jennifer De La Cruz   April 27, 2018
“How can you not be romantic about baseball?” Brad Pitt, playing longtime Oakland A’s general manager Billy Beane, asks that at the end of...   Read More
2018 Museum Fellow Dov Frohman-Bentchkowsky: Silicon, Science, Memory & Survival

2018 Museum Fellow Dov Frohman-Bentchkowsky: Silicon, Science, Memory & Survival

 David Brock   April 18, 2018
For the invention of the first commercial erasable programmable read-only memory (EPROM), which enabled rapid development of microprocessor-based systems.Fellow Awards Selection Committee, Computer History...   Read More
2018 Museum Fellow Dame Stephanie Shirley

2018 Museum Fellow Dame Stephanie Shirley

 Dag Spicer   April 11, 2018
For a lifetime of entrepreneurship promoting the growth of the UK software industry and the advancement of women in computing.Fellow Awards Selection Committee, Computer...   Read More
2018 Museum Fellow Guido van Rossum, Python Creator & Benevolent Dictator for Life

2018 Museum Fellow Guido van Rossum, Python Creator & Benevolent Dictator for Life

 Hansen Hsu   April 05, 2018
For the creation and evolution of the Python programming language and for leadership of its community.Fellow Awards Selection Committee, Computer History Museum First released...   Read More
13 Sextillion & Counting: The Long & Winding Road to the Most Frequently Manufactured Human Artifact in History

13 Sextillion & Counting: The Long & Winding Road to the Most Frequently Manufactured Human Artifact in History

 David Laws   April 02, 2018
Scientists and engineers achieved the alchemist’s goal of turning low-value material, in this case sand (silicon), into gold with the invention of the MOS...   Read More
“Unprogramming” the ENIAC: Lehmer Child’s Play

“Unprogramming” the ENIAC: Lehmer Child’s Play

 John Markoff   May 09, 2017
At the dawn of the modern computing era teenager Laura Lehmer Gould and her brother Donald Lehmer were the youngest “un-programmers.” That is because...   Read More
2017 CHM Fellow Lawrence G. Roberts

2017 CHM Fellow Lawrence G. Roberts

 Marc Weber   April 27, 2017
Larry Roberts and his co-founders flew to New York for the IPO of their fast-growing Bay Area networking company, Telenet. They gave speeches on...   Read More
2017 CHM Fellow Margaret Hamilton

2017 CHM Fellow Margaret Hamilton

 Dag Spicer   April 27, 2017
Margaret Heafield Hamilton was born in Paoli, Indiana, on August 17, 1936. She graduated high school in 1954 and from Earlham College, with a...   Read More
Harry Sello: Silicon Pioneer and Industry Personality (1921–2017)

Harry Sello: Silicon Pioneer and Industry Personality (1921–2017)

 David Laws   April 14, 2017
June 1968, I checked in at the lobby of the Fairchild R&D facility on Miranda Drive in Palo Alto. A distinguished gentleman with a...   Read More
2017 CHM Fellow Alan Cooper: Father of Visual Basic

2017 CHM Fellow Alan Cooper: Father of Visual Basic

 Hansen Hsu   April 11, 2017
2017 CHM Fellow Alan Cooper is best known as the “Father of Visual Basic,” possibly the most widely used visual programming environment in the...   Read More