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Rediscovering “Mockingbird—A Composer’s Amanuensis”

Rediscovering “Mockingbird—A Composer’s Amanuensis”

 Chris Garcia   4 weeks ago
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
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   June 22, 2017
When Steve Jobs returned to Apple in 1997 after it acquired NeXT, he brought with him a close-knit group of engineers. One of them...   Read More
There Is No “I” in Software: How GitHub Helps Teams Code

There Is No “I” in Software: How GitHub Helps Teams Code

 Lauren Miyamoto   January 24, 2017
This event is part of the Computer History Museum’s newly launched software initiative, which includes our “Make Software: Change the World!” exhibition, the Center for Software History,...   Read More
Programming the ENIAC:  an example of why computer history is hard

Programming the ENIAC: an example of why computer history is hard

 Len Shustek   May 18, 2016
We take history seriously at the Computer History Museum. It’s our middle name, after all. But it’s not easy history to do, for several...   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