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The MRI of the Future May Be Wearable & Telepathic

The MRI of the Future May Be Wearable & Telepathic

 Lauren Miyamoto   August 25, 2017
Before MRI, the inner workings of the human body were a mystery, glimpsed only through dissection or experimentation. Today, this technology doesn’t just allow...   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
Restoring Yesterday’s “Computer System of Tomorrow”: A Conversation with Curator & Xerox Alto Restorer Al Kossow

Restoring Yesterday’s “Computer System of Tomorrow”: A Conversation with Curator & Xerox Alto Restorer Al Kossow

 Paula Jabloner   July 18, 2017
A mouse. Removable data storage. Networking. A visual user interface. Easy-to-use graphics software. “What You See Is What You Get” (WYSIWYG) printing, with printed...   Read More
Google X’s Camille Eddy Shares Her STEM Journey at Computer History Museum’s Design_Code_Build Community Program

Google X’s Camille Eddy Shares Her STEM Journey at Computer History Museum’s Design_Code_Build Community Program

 Cate Robbins   July 14, 2017
Saturday, June 10 began like so many Saturdays at the Museum. A group of CHM educators and community partners, all dressed in purple t-shirts,...   Read More