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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
Making <i>Graphic Means</i>: An Interview with Designer & Filmmaker Briar Levit

Making Graphic Means: An Interview with Designer & Filmmaker Briar Levit

 CHM Editorial Team   2 weeks ago
It’s been roughly 30 years since the desktop computer revolutionized the way the graphic design industry works. For decades before that, it was the...   Read More
Girl Power: Designing the Future with Technovation

Girl Power: Designing the Future with Technovation

 Stephanie Corrigan   3 weeks ago
The Computer History Museum (CHM) has a unique opportunity when it comes to teaching students about computers and the technology-driven world in which we...   Read More
Fairchild Semiconductor: The 60th Anniversary of a Silicon Valley Legend

Fairchild Semiconductor: The 60th Anniversary of a Silicon Valley Legend

 David Laws   September 19, 2017
President Eisenhower’s Civil Rights Act, Dr. Seuss’ The Cat in the Hat, and the launch of Sputnik by the Soviet Union were respectively important social,...   Read More
Seymour Cray: The Man Who Brought Style to Supercomputers

Seymour Cray: The Man Who Brought Style to Supercomputers

 David Brock   September 14, 2017
A supercomputer is simply a computer that can perform many more calculations per second than the typical computer of its era. The definition is...   Read More
An Inspired Year: Preserving the Legacy and Advancing the Future of Entrepreneurship & Innovation

An Inspired Year: Preserving the Legacy and Advancing the Future of Entrepreneurship & Innovation

 Jennifer De La Cruz   September 07, 2017
Silicon Valley is not a place. It’s a state of mind. It can be everywhere. It can uplift everyone. And, of course, that’s the...   Read More
Reflections on Summer by CHM’s Exponential Center Inaugural University Interns

Reflections on Summer by CHM’s Exponential Center Inaugural University Interns

 Clara Chiu   September 06, 2017
Editor’s Note: Interspersed throughout this blog are quotes from Clara’s fellow Exponential Center interns, as they too reflect on their summer at the Computer...   Read More
An Early Door to Cyberspace: The Community Memory Terminal

An Early Door to Cyberspace: The Community Memory Terminal

 David Brock   August 16, 2017
In 1972, a flyer began circulating around the San Francisco Bay Area, announcing a groundbreaking new public service: COMMUNITY MEMORY is the name we...   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
Decoding Cancer with The Cancer Genome Atlas’ Dr. Jean Claude Zenklusen

Decoding Cancer with The Cancer Genome Atlas’ Dr. Jean Claude Zenklusen

 Jennifer De La Cruz   August 11, 2017
“Some people say, ‘Oh, I have the Monday morning problems’ or the ‘Sunday afternoon blues’ because you have to go to work, but I...   Read More