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Someone Else’s Computer: The Prehistory of Cloud Computing

Someone Else’s Computer: The Prehistory of Cloud Computing

 David Brock   November 09, 2017
“There is no cloud,” goes the quip. “It’s just someone else’s computer.” The joke gets at a key feature of cloud computing: Your data...   Read More
10 Years Old and 1.2 Billion Sold: The Business of iPhone

10 Years Old and 1.2 Billion Sold: The Business of iPhone

 Heidi Hackford   November 03, 2017
Before the iPhone landed like a meteorite in 2007, it wasn’t clear that a revolution in mobile phones was coming or even necessary, says...   Read More
Why Your Zip Code Affects Your Health & How Tech Can Help

Why Your Zip Code Affects Your Health & How Tech Can Help

 Lauren Miyamoto   October 27, 2017
In an age of sophisticated healthcare technologies and research tools, the doctors you see or hospitals you visit are only a small part of...   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
Making <i>Graphic Means</i>: An Interview with Designer & Filmmaker Briar Levit

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

 Lauren Miyamoto   October 03, 2017
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   September 28, 2017
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