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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   4 weeks ago
“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
Women, Gender, Sexuality, and Computing History

Women, Gender, Sexuality, and Computing History

 David Brock   January 11, 2018
The experience of women, and the issues of gender and sexuality, are vitally important to our understanding of the story of computing, and hence...   Read More
Into the Archives: A Look Back with “Robotic Artist” Harold Cohen

Into the Archives: A Look Back with “Robotic Artist” Harold Cohen

 CHM Editorial Team   October 20, 2017
Editor’s note: Curator Chris Garcia delved into the Museum’s institutional archive and uncovered a rare 1995 interview with computer art pioneer Harold Cohen, taken...   Read More
Hidden No More: CHM’s Archives Processing Project Wraps Up

Hidden No More: CHM’s Archives Processing Project Wraps Up

 Sara Lott   August 14, 2017
It took two and a half years, two full-time archivists, and nine part-time volunteers, but the Computer History Museum is thrilled to announce the...   Read More
What the DEC?!? Records of Minicomputer Giant Digital Equipment Corporation Open for Research at CHM

What the DEC?!? Records of Minicomputer Giant Digital Equipment Corporation Open for Research at CHM

 Sara Lott   June 13, 2017
After 14 months and over 5,000 man hours the Digital Equipment Corporation’s (DEC) corporate archive is open for research! Founded in 1957 by Ken...   Read More
Community Memory: Precedents in Social Media and Movements

Community Memory: Precedents in Social Media and Movements

 Bo Doub   February 23, 2016
When studying the social movements and countercultural ethos of the 1960s and 1970s, researchers and historians might not initially think to visit the Computer...   Read More
Crafting a Digital Repository

Crafting a Digital Repository

 Paula Jabloner   September 12, 2012
The Computer History Museum had its own mini deluge of historical digital data. Our in-house produced high definition oral histories, lectures, and exhibition videos were...   Read More