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Creating Magic: A Conversation with Original iPhone Engineers & Software Team Lead Scott Forstall

Creating Magic: A Conversation with Original iPhone Engineers & Software Team Lead Scott Forstall

 John Markoff   4 days ago
When Steve Jobs returned to Apple in 1997 after it acquired NeXT, he brought with him a closely knit group of engineers. One of...   Read More
Computing for the Whole World: A Conversation with iPod & iPhone Inventor Tony Fadell

Computing for the Whole World: A Conversation with iPod & iPhone Inventor Tony Fadell

 John Markoff   4 weeks ago
Tony Fadell doesn’t fit the Silicon Valley mold. His parents were neither engineers nor scientists. As a young boy he grew up moving frequently...   Read More
Venture Capital in the Blood: Three Generations of Drapers in Silicon Valley

Venture Capital in the Blood: Three Generations of Drapers in Silicon Valley

 Doug Fairbairn   May 19, 2017
“Venture Capital in the Blood: Three Generations of Drapers in Silicon Valley,” April 19, 2017. On April 19, 2017, three generations of the Draper...   Read More
Programming the System of the World: The Industrial Internet of Things

Programming the System of the World: The Industrial Internet of Things

 nextgen   May 04, 2017
By Jeremiah Stone, NextGen Advisory Board. Read his full bio here. The theme for tonight is ‘beyond the talking toaster’—we want to look at this...   Read More
Computing in Your Pocket: The Prehistory of the iPhone in Silicon Valley

Computing in Your Pocket: The Prehistory of the iPhone in Silicon Valley

 John Markoff   March 14, 2017
On Thursday, March 2, four pioneering Silicon Valley technologists shared the stage at the Computer History Museum (CHM), turning the clock back three decades...   Read More
Fairchild, Fairchildren, and the Family Tree of Silicon Valley

Fairchild, Fairchildren, and the Family Tree of Silicon Valley

 David Laws   December 20, 2016
Sixty years after its founding in 1957, Fairchild Semiconductor Corporation is celebrated as “The First Trillion Dollar Startup.”1 Through an unprecedented series of technical,...   Read More
Is it better to be lucky than good in Silicon Valley?

Is it better to be lucky than good in Silicon Valley?

 Marguerite Gong Hancock   July 13, 2016
Reflections on insights shared at the Exponential Center Launch, June 3, 2016 On June 3, to celebrate the launch of the Computer History Museum’s Exponential...   Read More
Launching the Exponential Center

Launching the Exponential Center

 Marguerite Gong Hancock   June 23, 2016
On June 2-3, 2016, the Computer History Museum launched its new Exponential Center, the first museum institution devoted to capturing the legacy—and advancing the...   Read More