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Museum’s Oral Histories Tell Story of Japanese Hard Disk Drive Industry

Museum’s Oral Histories Tell Story of Japanese Hard Disk Drive Industry

 CHM Editorial Team   May 17, 2018
The Computer History Museum (CHM) recently released six video-recorded oral histories of key engineers and scientists from Japan who made seminal contributions to the...   Read More
In the Holiday Spirit: Festive Music by Computer!

In the Holiday Spirit: Festive Music by Computer!

 Chris Garcia   December 21, 2017
The Computer History Museum has hours of computer music in the collection, many of the songs from the pre-1970 period when electronic music began...   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
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
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