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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
Before ENIGMA: Breaking the Hebern Rotor Machine

Before ENIGMA: Breaking the Hebern Rotor Machine

 Ralph Simpson   August 08, 2017
The Hebern Rotor Machine was a major innovative leap in cipher technology and was also the first time electrical circuitry was used in a...   Read More
How IARPA’s Technologies Are Protecting the National Security of the United States

How IARPA’s Technologies Are Protecting the National Security of the United States

 Chanel Lloren   August 04, 2017
Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity (IARPA) was created in 2006 to advance the development of research and technology used to achieve the intelligence goals...   Read More
Rediscovering “Mockingbird—A Composer’s Amanuensis”

Rediscovering “Mockingbird—A Composer’s Amanuensis”

 Chris Garcia   July 27, 2017
One day, while I was going through the videos in our archive at the Computer History Museum (CHM), I came across an interesting title:...   Read More
<i>VENTURE: An Entrepreneur’s Journey</i> — A Synopsis

VENTURE: An Entrepreneur’s Journey — A Synopsis

 Chisom Oraedu   July 21, 2017
“VENTURE: An Entrepreneur’s Journey” will be screened at the Computer History Museum on Friday, July 28, 2017. The screening will be followed by a...   Read More