ARTICLES IN Remarkable People (41)

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
The Relics of “St. Bob”

The Relics of “St. Bob”

 David Laws   January 28, 2013
Born into a religious, mid-west farming community, a doctorate in physics from MIT, co-founder of two of the world’s most influential semiconductor companies, inventor...   Read More
Hans Camenzind: Remembering a “Wizard of Analog”

Hans Camenzind: Remembering a “Wizard of Analog”

 David Laws   September 21, 2012
Ninety-nine percent of modern computers and control systems rely on digital techniques for internal operation. However, these devices must serve the real world that...   Read More
Steve Jobs: From Garage to World’s Most Valuable Company

Steve Jobs: From Garage to World’s Most Valuable Company

 Dag Spicer   December 02, 2011
Jobs once said his goal in life was "to make a dent in the universe." At the end of this life, Jobs saw Apple...   Read More
An Analog Life: Remembering Jim Williams

An Analog Life: Remembering Jim Williams

 Dag Spicer   October 15, 2011
Light, sound, temperature: the world is a symphony of vibrations. All around us is a world alive with continuously varying signals. These real world...   Read More