ARTICLES IN Remarkable People (35)

Who Invented the IC?

Who Invented the IC?

 David Laws   August 20, 2014
Christie’s auction sale notice (May 22, 2014) of the only known phase-shift oscillator circuit built by Nobel Prize winner Jack Kilby in private hands...   Read More
The 2014 Computer History Museum Fellows

The 2014 Computer History Museum Fellows

 Dag Spicer   June 11, 2014
The 2014 Computer History Museum Fellows On April 26, the Museum held its annual tribute to that special group of computing innovators it calls...   Read More
Gary Kildall and the 40th Anniversary of the Birth of the PC Operating System

Gary Kildall and the 40th Anniversary of the Birth of the PC Operating System

 David Laws   February 26, 2014
Late one afternoon in the fall of 1974, in the sleepy California seaside town of Pacific Grove, programmer Gary Kildall and electronic engineer John...   Read More
Who Invented the Transistor?

Who Invented the Transistor?

 David Laws   December 04, 2013
On reading my recent @CHM blog “Who invented the diode?” CHM senior curator Dag Spicer pointed me to a fascinating scholarly treatise, “Singletons and...   Read More
Who Invented the Diode?

Who Invented the Diode?

 David Laws   November 06, 2013
The inventors of the transistor and the integrated circuit received Nobel Prizes. The engineering community marks anniversaries of their conception with conferences, banquets, and...   Read More
CHM Fellow Douglas C. Engelbart

CHM Fellow Douglas C. Engelbart

 Marc Weber   July 12, 2013
His goal was building systems to augment human intelligence. His group prototyped much of modern computing (and invented the mouse) along the way The...   Read More
The 2013 Computer History Museum Fellows

The 2013 Computer History Museum Fellows

 Dag Spicer   May 15, 2013
On April 27, CHM hosted its annual Fellow Awards, its public celebration of the remarkable men and women who have changed the world through...   Read More
Robert W. Taylor, 2013 CHM Fellow

Robert W. Taylor, 2013 CHM Fellow

 Marc Weber   April 23, 2013
Bob Taylor planned to be a Methodist minister, like his father. He ended up an evangelist for an idea that changed the world: easy-to-use...   Read More
Ed Catmull, 2013 CHM Fellow

Ed Catmull, 2013 CHM Fellow

 Jon Plutte   April 17, 2013
There are places today that college graduates dream of working. In the tech world, companies with names like Google, Facebook, Blizzard are among the...   Read More
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