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The Shocking Truth Behind Arnold Nordsieck’s Differential Analyzer

The Shocking Truth Behind Arnold Nordsieck’s Differential Analyzer

 David Brock   January 18, 2018
In 1950, the physicist Arnold Nordsieck built himself this analog computer. Nordsieck, then at the University of Illinois, had earned his PhD at the University...   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
Making Trouble: Leslie Berlin Explores the People Who Built Silicon Valley

Making Trouble: Leslie Berlin Explores the People Who Built Silicon Valley

 Heidi Hackford   January 05, 2018
One of Silicon Valley’s great advantages, says author Leslie Berlin, is how accessible experienced founders and legendary CEOs are to the next generation of...   Read More
10 Most-Read <i>@CHM</i> Blogs of 2017

10 Most-Read @CHM Blogs of 2017

 CHM Editorial Team   December 29, 2017
2017 proved a remarkable year for computing and the Computer History Museum (CHM) in many ways, and we’ve documented it all on our blog....   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
From Sailboats to Startups: Diane Greene’s Silicon Valley

From Sailboats to Startups: Diane Greene’s Silicon Valley

 Heidi Hackford   December 15, 2017
Diane Greene says her favorite experience ever was when, as a young woman, she windsurfed 15 miles from Molakai to Maui . . ....   Read More
Opening Doors and Disrupting Labs: Entrepreneurs Daphne Koller and Debra Sterling Expand Education

Opening Doors and Disrupting Labs: Entrepreneurs Daphne Koller and Debra Sterling Expand Education

 Heidi Hackford   December 07, 2017
It takes both vision and commitment to see that expanding educational opportunities today will make a better future and then to create a company...   Read More
New iPhone Exhibit Celebrates the “One Device that Changes Everything”

New iPhone Exhibit Celebrates the “One Device that Changes Everything”

 CHM Editorial Team   November 27, 2017
As part of the Exponential Center’s iPhone 360 Project, in collaboration with the Museum’s Senior Curator Dag Spicer, Internet History Program Curatorial Director Marc Weber, and the Center for Software...   Read More
Born in a Van: Happy 40th Birthday to the Internet!

Born in a Van: Happy 40th Birthday to the Internet!

 Marc Weber   November 22, 2017
40 years ago today, the Internet protocols we use today were born in an unmarked silver van cruising the rainy streets of the San...   Read More
Google’s Dr. Fernando Pereira on Natural Language Understanding & Machine Learning

Google’s Dr. Fernando Pereira on Natural Language Understanding & Machine Learning

 Chanel Lloren   November 16, 2017
People may not know that the early days of artificial intelligence can be traced back to the 1950s, with the Turing test and the...   Read More