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2018 Museum Fellow Guido van Rossum, Python Creator & Benevolent Dictator for Life

2018 Museum Fellow Guido van Rossum, Python Creator & Benevolent Dictator for Life

 Hansen Hsu   April 05, 2018
For the creation and evolution of the Python programming language and for leadership of its community.Fellow Awards Selection Committee, Computer History Museum First released...   Read More
QuickTime and the Rise of Multimedia

QuickTime and the Rise of Multimedia

 Hansen Hsu   March 30, 2018
QuickTime, the pioneering mass-market digital video format for personal computers, was developed by Apple and released in 1991 on the Macintosh. As part of...   Read More
Our Mind’s on Tech: How Technology Affects the Human Brain

Our Mind’s on Tech: How Technology Affects the Human Brain

 Sarah Bormann   March 15, 2018
“We live in really extraordinary times. We’re witnessing an explosion in the diversity and the accessibility of these amazing computers that we carry in...   Read More
CHM Live Kicks Off 2018 with New Speaker Series <i>Inside the Transformation</i> & <i>Technically Speaking</i>

CHM Live Kicks Off 2018 with New Speaker Series Inside the Transformation & Technically Speaking

 CHM Editorial Team   February 01, 2018
On January 31, the Computer History Museum (CHM) announced the launch of its new CHM Live programming series, Inside the Transformation. The series kicked off...   Read More
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
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
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
Early Frontiers for Computer Creativity: TX-0 Writes a Western

Early Frontiers for Computer Creativity: TX-0 Writes a Western

 Chris Garcia   August 23, 2017
In my other life, I watch a lot of short films, both to coordinate film festivals and for my personal blogs. I’ve probably seen...   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