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Changing Lanes: Meet New CHM President and Chief Executive Officer Dan’l Lewin

Changing Lanes: Meet New CHM President and Chief Executive Officer Dan’l Lewin

 CHM Editorial Team   February 26, 2018
Focus. Determination. Strength. Drive. These are the essential qualities that a swimmer needs to stay in their lane. They’re also the skills that Dan’l...   Read More
2017 CHM Fellow Alan Cooper: Father of Visual Basic

2017 CHM Fellow Alan Cooper: Father of Visual Basic

 Hansen Hsu   April 11, 2017
2017 CHM Fellow Alan Cooper is best known as the “Father of Visual Basic,” possibly the most widely used visual programming environment in the...   Read More
Slide Logic: The Emergence of Presentation Software and the Prehistory of PowerPoint

Slide Logic: The Emergence of Presentation Software and the Prehistory of PowerPoint

 David Brock   October 04, 2016
In many parts of our world today, group communication centers on visual materials built with “presentation software,” often crafted by a speaker him or...   Read More
Insight into “The Innovators”

Insight into “The Innovators”

 John C. Hollar   February 04, 2015
In the closing pages of his epic 2007 biography “Einstein: His Life and Universe,” author Walter Isaacson observed that Albert Einstein not only was...   Read More
Microsoft MS-DOS early source code

Microsoft MS-DOS early source code

 Len Shustek   March 25, 2014
Software Gems: The Computer History Museum Historical Source Code Series IBM did something very unusual for their 1981 personal computer   Rather than using...   Read More
Microsoft Word for Windows Version 1.1a Source Code

Microsoft Word for Windows Version 1.1a Source Code

 Len Shustek   March 25, 2014
Software Gems: The Computer History Museum Historical Source Code Series The dominant word processing program for personal computers in the 1980s was DOS-based WordPerfect....   Read More
Gary Kildall and the 40th Anniversary of the Birth of the PC Operating System

Gary Kildall and the 40th Anniversary of the Birth of the PC Operating System

 David Laws   February 26, 2014
Late one afternoon in the fall of 1974, in the sleepy California seaside town of Pacific Grove, programmer Gary Kildall and electronic engineer John...   Read More