Calendar of Events  

Calendar of Previous Events


2011
APR
6
In The Plex: How Google Thinks, Works, and Shapes Our Lives. Author Steven Levy in Conversation with NPR’s Laura Sydell  
Steven Levy and Laura Sydell 
MAR
9
Author Jane McGonigal in Conversation with NPR’s Laura Sydell. Reality is Broken: Why Games Make Us Better and How They Can Change the World  
Jane McGonigal and Laura Sydell 
MAR
6
Top Secret Rosies: The Female Computers of World War II  
 
FEB
23
40th Anniversary of SPICE  
Kim Hailey, Ken Kundert, Larry Nagel, Ron Rohrer and Dave Hodges as Moderator 
FEB
10
William H. Draper III, Author of The Startup Game: Inside the Partnership Between Venture Capitalists and Entrepreneurs, in Conversation with KQED’s Dave Iverson  
William H. Draper III and David Iverson 
JAN
27
Jane Smiley, Author of The Man Who Invented the Computer: The Biography of John Atanasoff, Digital Pioneer, in Conversation with CHM's John C. Hollar  
Jane Smiley and John C. Hollar 
2010
AUG
19
Net@40: Not Your Father’s Internet: Redefining Digital Culture. Intel’s Dr. Genevieve Bell and UC Berkeley’s Dr. Abigail De Kosnik in Conversation with NPR’s Laura Sydell  
Dr. Genevieve Bell, Dr. Abigail De Kosnik and Laura Sydell 
JUL
21
Net@40: The Facebook Effect, Author David Kirkpatrick, and Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, in Conversation with NPR’s Guy Raz  
David Kirkpatrick, Mark Zuckerberg and Moderated By Guy Raz 
JUL
15
Before Bangalore and Silicon Valley: How Indian MIT and IIT Graduates Have Shaped Computing History  
Ross Bassett and T.M. Ravi 
JUL
13
The Foundation of Today's Digital World: The Triumph of the MOS Transistor  
Ross Bassett, Lewis M. Terman, Les Vadasz and David A. Hodges 
JUN
23
The Real Revolutionaries, a documentary film about the Fairchild Eight and the birth of high tech in Silicon Valley  
Morgan Sackett, Producer and Mark Monroe, Writer 
JUN
2
PLATO@50: Seeing the Future Through the Past    
Dr. Donald Bitzer, John Markoff, The New York Times, Dr. Robert I. Sutton, David Frankel, C.K. Tina Gunsalus, Robert M. Price, Philip McKinney, Dr. Roger L. Johnson, Steve Gillmor, Dr. Bruce Sherwood, Bruce Artwick, Richard Hilleman, Dr. Andrew Shapira , Charlene Li, Lili Cheng, Ray Ozzie, Brian Dear, Michael Walker, David Woolley, John Daleske, Brand Fortner, Dr. Robert Rader, Dr. Roy Pea, Bonnie Anderson Seiler, Dr. Sharon Dugdale, Dr. Ruth Chabay, Dr. Larry Weber and Kim Mast 
JUN
2
PLATO@50 Reunion: Luncheon and Docent-Led Tour  
 
MAY
13
Net@40: Visionary Robert W. Taylor in Conversation with National Public Radio's Guy Raz  
Robert W. Taylor and Guy Raz 
APR
21
Net@40: Hackers and Phishers and Carders- Oh My!  
Dave Cole, Matthew Parrella, Audrey Plonk, Rachna Dhamija and Moderator: Kevin Poulsen 
MAR
4
Author Kurt W. Beyer in Conversation with Northern California Public Broadcasting’s Linda O’Bryon – Grace Hopper and the Invention of the Information Age  
Kurt W. Beyer and Linda O’Bryon 
FEB
18
IBM ACS System: A Pioneering Supercomputer Project of the 1960's  
Fran Allen, Lynn Conway, Brian Randell, Russ Robelen, Bill Mooney and John Zasio 
2009
DEC
12
Visible Storage Celebration Weekend  
 
DEC
7
An Evening with Author Chuck House in Conversation with KQED's Dave Iverson- The HP Phenomenon: Innovation and Business Transformation  
Chuck House and Dave Iverson 
NOV
20
Microprocessor Marketing Wars: Chip Makers Discover the Consumer  
Jack Browne, Claude Leglise, Melissa Rey, Dave House and Moderated By David Laws 
NOV
10
The 50th Anniversary of the Legendary IBM 1401  
Jon Iwata, Charles Branscomb, Sheldon Jacobs, Robert Garner and Francis Underwood 
OCT
20
2009 Fellow Awards  
 
SEP
24
WHIZ KIDS Documentary Film  
 
SEP
23
Total Recall: An Evening with Authors, Jim Gemmell and Gordon Bell... How the E-Memory Revolution will Change Everything  
Jim Gemmell and Gordon Bell 
JUL
30
Books, Google and the Future of Digital Print  
Dan Clancy and John Hollar 
JUL
22
Programmable Logic: Computing Bit by Bit  
Dr. Steve Trimberger 
JUN
30
An Evening with Gary Reback In Conversation with Michael Arrington of TechCrunch  
Gary Reback and Michael Arrington 
JUN
25
Into the Future: Man and Machines | In Conversation with Intel CTO Justin Rattner Moderated by Kate Greene of MIT’s Technology Review  
Justin Rattner and Kate Greene 
JUN
11
An Evening with NetApp Founder Dave Hitz  
Dave Hitz 
MAY
14
In Conversation with Judy Estrin-Closing the Innovation Gap: Reigniting the Spark of Creativity in a Global Economy  
Judy Estrin and  
MAY
6
50th Anniversary of the Integrated Circuit  
Jay T. Last, Jay W. Lathrop, Gordon Moore, Charles Phipps, L. Arthur D\'Asaro, Leslie Berlin and Christophe Lécuyer 
APR
16
Flashback: A Story of Flash Memory  
Dick Pashley, Stefan Lai, Niles Kynett and Bruce McCormick 
APR
15
David Alan Grier – “Too Soon to Tell: Essays for the End of the Computer Revolution”  
David Alan Grier  
MAR
30
Virtual Worlds, the Origins and Evolution of a New Medium  
 
MAR
10
An Evening with 2008 Fellow Awardee Bob Metcalfe in Conversation with Cisco SVP Kathy Hill  
Bob Metcalfe and Kathy Hill 
FEB
4
Richard S. Tedlow, Harvard Business School Professor and Historian, presents the Intel 386 Case For Teens  
Richard S. Tedlow 
JAN
26
Richard S. Tedlow, Harvard Business School Professor and Historian, Leads the Intel 386 Case  
Richard S. Tedlow 
2008
DEC
16
Remix – Making Art and Commerce Thrive in the Hybrid Economy  
Lawrence Lessig 
NOV
20
The Secret History of Silicon Valley  
Steve Blank 
NOV
5
The 40th Anniversary of the Dynabook  
Alan Kay, Charles Thacker, Mary Lou Jepsen and moderated by Steve Hamm, BusinessWeek 
OCT
27
An Evening with Sam Wyly in Conversation with Dixon Doll  
Sam Wyly and Dixon Doll 
OCT
22
An Evening with 2008 Fellow Awardee, Jean Jennings Bartik - One of the first programmers of the 1945 ENIAC computing system  
Jean Jennings Bartik and Moderated by Linda O’Bryon, Northern California Public Broadcasting (NCPB) 
OCT
21
2008 Fellow Awards  
 
SEP
11
IBM Stretch: The Forgotten Computer that Helped Spark a Revolution  
Fran Allen, Fred Brooks, Harwood Kolsky and Moderated by Steve Lohr of the New York Times 
AUG
14
Richard S. Tedlow, Harvard Business School Professor and Historian, Leads the IBM 360 HBS Case  
Richard S. Tedlow 
JUN
13
CSIRAC - One of the Only Intact First Generation Computers Left on the Planet  
MAY
10
Exhibit Launch & Open House: Charles Babbage's Difference Engine No. 2  
MAY
1
An Evening with Nathan Myhrvold and Doron Swade: Discussing Charles Babbage’s Difference Engine    
Nathan Myhrvold and Doron Swade 
APR
30
An Evening with Jim Morgan, Chairman of the Board, Applied Materials, in conversation with G. Dan Hutcheson, CEO, VLSI Research    
Jim Morgan and G. Dan Hutcheson 
MAR
18
An Evening with John Hennessy, in conversation with Paul Saffo    
John Hennessy and Paul Saffo 
FEB
7
Dr. Charles Simonyi Presents Space Tourist    
Dr. Charles Simonyi 
JAN
23
Digital Crossroads: It's Easy Being Green  
Matt Nauman, Cleantech and Energy reporter, Keely Wachs, Environmental Communications Manager, PG&E, Peter Whiteley, Sunset Magazine Senior Writer and Moderator: Jeffrey Schaub, Green Beat Reporter, CBS 5 Eyewitness News 
2007
DEC
10
Impact of the Commodore 64: A 25th Anniversary Celebration    
Adam Chowaniec, Chairman of the Board, Liquid Computing, William C. Lowe, Chief Executive Officer and President, NEPS, Jack Tramiel, Founder and CEO, Commodore International, Steve Wozniak, Co-Founder, Apple Computer and Moderator, John Markoff, New York Times Journalist 
NOV
7
Major Internet Milestones: A 30th Anniversary Celebration of the First Three-network Transmission    
Vinton Cerf, Robert Kahn, Donald Nielson and Gina Smith, Moderator 
OCT
17
An Evening with Morris Chang in conversation with Jen-Hsun Huang    
Morris Chang, 2007 Computer History Museum Fellow and Jen-Hsun Huang, Co-founder, NVIDIA 
JUN
4
An Evening with Former Apple Industrial Designers Robert Brunner and Jerry Manock, with moderator Bill Moggridge    
Robert Brunner, Jerrold C. Manock and Bill Moggridge 
MAY
15
An Evening with Gideon Gartner, in conversation with Neill Brownstein  
Gideon Gartner and Neill Brownstein 
MAY
1
An Evening with Legendary Venture Capitalist Arthur Rock in Conversation with John Markoff    
Arthur Rock and John Markoff 
APR
29
A Celebration of Max Mathews and 50 Years of Computer Music  
Max Mathews 
MAR
29
Great Principles of Computing    
Peter J. Denning 
JAN
9
An Evening with Robert Kahn in conversation with Ed Feigenbaum    
Robert Kahn, 2006 CHM Fellow and Ed Feigenbaum, Stanford University 
2006
NOV
13
35th Anniversary of the Intel® 4004 Microprocessor    
Federico Faggin, Ted Hoff, Tim McNerney and Dave House, Moderator 
NOV
6
Sixty Years of SRI's World-Changing Innovations  
Paul Cook, Doug Engelbart, Phil Green and Don Nielson 
NOV
2
Crucial Crossroads: Technology X Retailing    
Kathy Kolder, Seymour Merrin, Ellen Miller, Steve Schiro and Keith Newman, Moderator 
OCT
26
Public-Key Cryptography (PKC) 30th Anniversary Celebration  
Ray Ozzie, Whitfield Diffie, Martin Hellman, Jim Bidzos, Brian Snow and Dan Boneh 
SEP
21
The Cray-1 Supercomputer: 30th Anniversary Event—Celebrating the Man and the Machine    
Bill Buzbee, Robert \"Bo\" Ewald, Jack Worlton and Burton Smith, Moderator 
SEP
12
HARD DISK DRIVE 50th Anniversary Celebration  
Hiroaki Nakanishi, Jai Menon and Mark H. Kryder 
JUN
12
An Evening with Robert Price: The Control Data Story
in Conversation with Mel Stuckey
   
Robert Price and Mel Stuckey 
JUN
5
Wireless Sensors: Inventing the Future      
Sun Labs Open House Special Presentation
MAY
24
The History of the Future of the City    
Joel Birnbaum, Steve Dietz and Ben Hooker 
MAY
15
The Mouse That Roared: PDP-1 Celebration Event      
Harlan Anderson, Gordon Bell, Alan Kotok, Steve Russell, Peter Samson and Ed Fredkin, Moderator 
APR
24
An Evening with Wiki Inventor Ward Cunningham in Conversation with John Gage      
Ward Cunningham and John Gage 
MAR
15
Pioneering the Laptop: Engineering the GRiD Compass      
Glenn Edens, Carol Hankins, Craig Mathias, Dave Paulsen and John Markoff 
FEB
27
The Rise of Silicon Valley: From Shockley Labs to Fairchild Semiconductor

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Jim Gibbons, Jay Last, Hans Queisser, Harry Sello and Michael Riordan 
FEB
14
Social Computing: From Message Boards to Blogs & Beyond      
Erik Fair, Randy Farmer, Reid Hoffman, Mena Trott and Kara Swisher 
JAN
18
An Evening with Michael Ruettgers in conversation with Mark Veverka, Barron's      
Michael Ruettgers and Mark Veverka 
JAN
11
Sun Founders Panel

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Andy Bechtolsheim, Bill Joy, Vinod Khosla, Scott McNealy and John Gage, Moderator 
2005
DEC
7
An Evening with Paul Baran, in conversation with Henry Lowood     
Paul Baran and Henry Lowood, Moderator 
NOV
7
The Origins of Zelenograd: The Amazing Story Of Two U.S. Engineers In Cold War Russia     
Steven Usdin 
OCT
20
A Public Discussion on the National Science Foundation's Large-Scale Computing Research Efforts for the Future     
Peter Freeman, Assistant Director of the National Science Foundation,
Larry Smarr, Director, Calit2,
Deborah Estrin, Director, Center for Embedded Networked Sensing, UCLA,
Shankar Sastry, Professor, Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences, UC Berkeley,
Dan Boneh, Associate Professor, Computer Science Dept., Stanford University and
David Dill, Professor, Computer Science Dept., Stanford University 
OCT
19
Research and Fun     
Ivan Sutherland 
OCT
18
2005 Fellow Awards Dinner and Ceremony  
 
SEP
29
Computer History Museum Presents
The 40th Anniversary of Moore's Law
with Gordon Moore, Co-founder and Chairman Emeritus, Intel,
in conversation with
Carver Mead, Chairman and Founder, Foveon

    
Gordon Moore and Carver Mead 
SEP
13
An Evening with Carol Bartz     
Carol Bartz, Chairman of the Board, President, and CEO Autodesk 
SEP
10
MASTERING THE GAME: A HISTORY OF COMPUTER CHESS
NEW EXHIBIT DEBUT AND OPEN HOUSE
 
 
SEP
8
The History of Computer Chess: An AI Perspective     
Murray Campbell, Deep Blue Project, IBM Corporation,
Edward Feigenbaum, Stanford University,
David Levy, International Computer Games Association,
International Master in Chess,
John McCarthy, Stanford University and
Monty Newborn, Moderator, McGill University 
JUN
8
SDForum Distinguished Speaker Series – “What the Dormouse Said”  
John Markoff 
JUN
6
When Computers Were Human     
David Alan Grier 
MAY
25
My Life on the Wireless Frontier     
Dr. Irwin M. Jacobs, co-founder, Chairman and CEO of QUALCOMM, in conversation with Elizabeth Corcoran, Senior Editor, Forbes
MAY
19
Distinguished Speaker Series – The Linux Kernel Development Process  
 
MAY
16
A Human Story of Computer Animation     
Brad Bird, Writer/Director, The Incredibles, Pixar Animation Studios, Ed Catmull, Co-Founder and President, Pixar Animation Studios, Alvy Ray Smith, Co-Founder of four centers of computer graphics excellence (Altamira, Pixar, Lucasfilm, New York Tech) and a Microsoft Fellow, Andrew Stanton, Writer/ Director, Finding Nemo, Pixar Animation Studios and Michael Rubin, Moderator, Author of Droidmaker: George Lucas and the Digital Revolution 
APR
27
Innovation is Nothing New:
100-Odd Years of Venture Capital Wisdom
    
Reid Dennis and Pitch Johnson 
APR
21
SDForum Distinguished Speaker Series - The Emerging Economic Paradigm of Open Source  
 
MAR
23
Pixels and Me     
Richard F. Lyon 
MAR
17
SDForum Distinguished Speaker Series – Toward A Literacy of Cooperation  
 
MAR
9
How Computer Storage Became a Modern Business     
Jim Porter, Larry Boucher, Randy H. Katz, Clod Barrera and Mike Gluck 
FEB
23
From Gutenberg to Galaxy: Accessing Cultural Assets Online     
Rick Prelinger, Czeslaw Jan Grycz, Paula Jabloner, Henry Lowood and Mark Mudge 
FEB
17
Distinguished Speaker Series – Python: Building an open Source Project and Community  
 
JAN
26
Information Security—Before, During, and After Public-Key Cryptography     
Whitfield Diffie
VP, Sun Fellow, Chief Security Officer, Sun Microsystems 
JAN
20
SDForum Distinguished Speaker Series – “What's Craigslist About: What Have We Learned? Where Are We Going?”  
Craig Newmark 
JAN
12
Computer History Museum Presents Steve Case in Conversation with Walt Mossberg     
Steve Case and Walt Mossberg 
2004
DEC
16
SDForum Distinguished Speaker Series - “Universal Access to all Knowledge”  
 
DEC
14
Music Meets The Computer    
John Chowning, Max Mathews and Curtis Roads 
NOV
30
A Celebration of Kenneth Iverson (1920-2004)    
NOV
19
Stump The Historians  
Board members of the IEEE’s Annals of the History of Computing share how they view the history of computation and what they see for the future. Come loaded with your questions and try to “stump the historians!”
NOV
16
The 8th Annual Industry Hall of Fame  
The CRN Industry Hall Of Fame honors the creators of information technology and those that steer the high-tech industry and channel in new directions and lift it to new heights. Since 1997, CRN and the Computer History Museum have held a special ceremony to induct the new Industry Hall Of Fame members. This year, CRN will recognize new members in an awards ceremony on Nov. 16, 2004, at the Computer History Museum. The Hall Of Fame will be expanded into an all-day event attended by dozens of industry VIPs and hundreds of top solution providers. (By Invitation Only)
NOV
6
Vintage Computer Festival  
The seventh annual Vintage Computer Festival will be held on November 6-7 at the Computer History Museum.
NOV
3
What Do They Want?  
Bill Moggridge 
OCT
27
Celebrating the 35th Anniversary of the Internet  
OCT
20
“How I Became Interested in Programming Languages”  
Niklaus Wirth 
OCT
19
2004 Fellow Awards Dinner & Ceremony    
 
OCT
9
Saturday and Sunday, October 9 and 10, 2004  
XGDX. Share your passion for games. If you have a passion for games, then don't miss Course Technology's premier gaming event this fall - the Xtreme Game Developers - Xpo! This mini game conference and expo will take place at the Computer History Museum in Mountain View, California, on October 9th and 10th, and will provide you with an environment guaranteed to produce extraordinary gaming results. You can register for XGDX and view a list of this year's speakers and sessions at www.xgdx.com. Register early for XGDX to take advantage of the discount pricing.
OCT
1
Bill Gates, Chairman and Chief Software Architect of Microsoft, in
Conversation With John Hennessy, President of Stanford University
 
This exceptional Friday afternoon event will feature Gates sharing his thoughts on the theme, Building Confidence in a Connected Marketplace. With the world increasingly operating as a global network, and companies around the world innovating and contributing to its rapid growth, Gates will be discussing with Hennessy his vision of how technology will contribute to commerce and society in the years ahead, the opportunities and challenges facing the technology industry and the shared responsibility to ensure trust in the digital future. By invitation only. Time: 2:45 P.M. - Doors open 3:30 - 4:45 P.M. - Presentation and audience Q&A Event starts promptly at 3:30 P.M.
SEP
28
Odysseys in Technology    
Greg Papadopoulos, PhD, 
SEP
23
SD Forum Distinguished Speaker Series - The Comedy of the Commons  
Professor Lawrence Lessig 
SEP
23
IPO (2003)  
 
SEP
18
Moments In Time  
A Core Circle Appreciation Party The Computer History Museum salutes its Core Circle Donors with a private appreciation party, hosted by Sheldon Laube and Dr. Nancy Engel. The event will be highlighted by Dr. Engel.s first public exhibition of photographs from her extensive 15-year collection of notable high tech figures, celebrities and entertainers. By Invitation Only.
AUG
25
Desk Set (1957)  
 
JUL
29
The Computer Wore Tennis Shoes (1970)  
 
JUL
28
The Mars Exploration Rover Project - How Spirit and Opportunity Got to Mars    
Peter C. Theisinger 
JUN
22
Inktomi's Wild Ride: A Personal View of the Internet Bubble    
Eric Brewer 
JUN
17
Envisioning the Connected World  
Jerry Fiddler 
JUN
15
Art of the Start  
Garage Technology Ventures presents The Art of the Start, a conference all about helping entrepreneurs succeed with time-tested, battle-hardened business strategies and tactics. To register or for more information go to http://www.artofthestart.com/
JUN
10
Then and Now: Computer Graphics in Games    
Jordan Mechner, Rand Miller, Will Wright and Vince Broady 
MAY
20
We the Media    
Dan Gillmor 
MAY
19
ROLM Corporation, Competing with Giants  
Gene Richeson, Ken Oshman, Walter Loewenstern, Robert R. Maxfield and Leo Chamberlain 
APR
8
Making and Measuring Effective Virtual Environments  
Fred Brooks 
APR
7
360 Revolution    
Frederick P. Brooks, Jr., Bob Evans and Nick Donofrio 
MAR
25
The Osborne Odyssey    
Lee Felsenstein, Richard Frank, Jack Melchor and John Markoff 
MAR
18
The Next Big Thing  
Bill Coleman 
FEB
19
"My Life Bits"  
Gordon Bell and Jim Gemmell 
FEB
3
Mom Loved Him Best: Bert & Ivan Sutherland with Bob Sproull    
Ivan Sutherland, Bert Sutherland and Bob Sproull 
JAN
22
The Macintosh Marketing Story: Fact and Fiction, 20 Years Later    
Mike Murray, Mike Boich, Andrea (Andy) Cunningham, Joanna Hoffman, Guy Kawasaki and Steve Scheier 
JAN
15
It's the Media, Stupid!    
Paul Saffo 
2003
DEC
18
The Impact of Future Technology on Society    
John Gage 
DEC
3
A Dozen Precursors of Fortran    
Donald Knuth 
NOV
20
Lessons from Game Design    
Will Wright 
NOV
12
The Road Less Taken: The Technology Transitions of Suhas Patil    
Dr. Suhas Patil 
OCT
23
Ubiquitous Open Source: What Does It Mean for the Software Industry?    
Mitch Kapor 
OCT
23
An Evening with David Wheeler    
David John Wheeler 
OCT
22
Documents, Data and People: World Wide Webs    
Tim Berners-Lee 
OCT
21
2003 Fellow Awards Celebration    
 
OCT
11
The Vintage Computer Festival and Book Sale  
October 11 and 12, 2003
OCT
7
Silicon Valley 4.0: The Future of the Future  
The Churchill Club and Garage Technology Ventures are bringing together key Silicon Valley thought-leaders at a one-day conference. To register and for more information, contact http://www.siliconvalley4.com/
SEP
25
Three Decades of Innovation: Philippe Kahn's Personal Stories    
Philippe Kahn 
SEP
18
Distributed Computing Economics    
Jim Gray 
SEP
13
AppleLore  
The AppleLore event celebrates Apple Computer's historical contribution from its inception in 1976 through 1993.
JUL
28
The Mars Exploration Rover Project - How Spirit and Opportunity Got to Mars    
 
JUN
10
Jurassic Software: A Look Back at The Beginnings of Consumer Software    
Scott Cook, Douglas Carlston, Trip Hawkins and Stewart Alsop 
MAY
29
Phenotropics, or Prospects for Protocol-adverse Computing- Future of Software Development Series    
Jaron Lanier 
APR
24
Future of Software Development Series    
Alan Kay 
APR
8
The Origins and Impact of VisiCalc    
Dan Bricklin, Bob Frankston, Mitchell Kapor and Charles Simonyi 
MAR
27
Are You Agile or Are You Fragile?    
Scott Ambler 
MAR
5
Nature or Nurture: My Life in Technology, So Far    
Judy Estrin and Yogen Dalal 
FEB
13
A New Kind of Science    
Stephen Wolfram 
FEB
10
How Databases Changed the World    
Chris Date, Herbert Edelstein, Dr. Bob Epstein, Kenneth R. Jacobs, Pat Selinger, Roger J. Sippl, Michael Stonebraker and Dr. George Schussel 
JAN
23
The Road Not Taken  
Richard P. Gabriel 
JAN
21
To Dream Tomorrow  
 
JAN
7
25 Years of Hennessy and Patterson  
John L. Hennessy, David A. Patterson and John Mashey 
2002
DEC
10
An Evening with Steve Wozniak    
Steve Wozniak 
DEC
5
Imagine This  
Alan Cooper 
NOV
12
Adobe Systems - The Founders' Perspective    
Charles M. Geschke, John Warnock and Bernard L. Peuto 
OCT
3
Watching the Alpha Geeks    
Tim O\'Reilly 
SEP
30
Pioneers of Venture Capital    
William Draper, Pitch Johnson, Burton J. McMurtry, Thomas Perkins, Arthur Rock, Donald T. Valentine and Gordon K. Davidson 
SEP
19
The Revolution that Made Computing Personal  
M. Mitchell Waldrop 
SEP
12
The Limits of Software  
Grady Booch 
SEP
5
Half a Century of Disk Drives and Philosophy: From IBM to Seagate    
Alan F. Shugart 
JUN
4
Early Technology Marketing Efforts: An Evening with Regis McKenna    
Regis McKenna 
MAY
21
The History and Future of Electronic Photography  
Carver Mead 
MAY
7
Shall We Play a Game? The Early Years of Computer Gaming  
Steve Russell, Nolan Bushnell and Stewart Brand 
APR
16
Assembling the Integrated Data Store (IDS)  
Charlie Bachman 
MAR
26
Outracing the Fire: 50 Years and Counting of Technology and Change  
Doug Engelbart and Pierluigi Zappacosta 
FEB
26
The PalmPilot Story    
Jeff Hawkins, Donna Dubinsky, Ed Colligan and Andrea Butter 
JAN
16
Putting the Silicon in Silicon Valley: The Birth of the Semiconductor Industry in Silicon Valley     
Charles E. Sporck 
2001
DEC
6
Unwinnable Wars: Personal Perspectives on Technology Leadership  
Eric Schmidt 
NOV
20
2001: HAL's Legacy A documentary film by David Stork  
David G. Stork 
NOV
8
Questions Answered    
Donald E. Knuth 
OCT
24
What is The Real Virtue in Virtual Reality?  
Fredrick P. Brooks Jr. 
OCT
17
Early Computer Mouse Encounters  
Daniel Borel, Stuart Card, Doug Engelbart, Bill English, Jean-Daniel Nicoud and Niklaus Wirth 
OCT
11
From Smalltalk to Squeak  
Dan Ingalls 
SEP
19
The Origins of Linux  
Linus Torvalds 
SEP
17
The Revolution that Made Computing Personal  
M. Mitchell Waldrop 
SEP
5
The Founding of Amdahl Corporation  
Gene Myron Amdahl 
JUL
4
The Xerox Alto: A Personal Retrospective  
Charles (Chuck) Thacker and Butler Lampson 
JUN
16
DECWORLD 2001 - What Made Digital Great  
DECWORLD 2001 is a daylong conference and banquet exploring the distinguished history and maverick corporate culture of Digital Equipment Corporation.
APR
18
The Internet: 21st Century Tidal Wave  
Vint Cerf 
MAR
8
The 1956 Dartmouth Workshop and its Immediate Consequences: The Origins of Artificial Intelligence  
John McCarthy 
FEB
6
The HAL 9000 Computer and the Vision of 2001:  
David G. Stork 
JAN
23
The Denelcor HEP  
Burton J. Smith 
JAN
9
The Story of Java  
James Gosling 
2000
NOV
8
The Stretch-HARVEST Compiler  
Frances E. “Fran” Allen 
OCT
21
UK Computer Conservation & the Rebuild of Colossus: WWII Codebreaking Computer  
Tony Sale 
OCT
11
A Cartoonist's View of Computer History  
Richard Tennant 
SEP
28
The Manchester University Transistor Computer  
Richard L. Grimsdale 
SEP
6
BEHEMOTH: From Bike Ride to High Tech Adventure  
Steven K. Roberts 
MAY
3
Reflections of the past. New Vision for the future  
TCMHC unveil a new vision for the premier museum of the information technology revolution.
APR
13
Beowulf-Class PC Clusters: An Historical Perspective  
Thomas Sterling 
MAR
23
Early Computer Crime  
Whitfield Diffie, John Markoff, Peter G. Neumann and Cliff Stoll 
JAN
13
Recollections of Early Paint Systems  
Richard Shoup and Alvy Ray Smith 
1999
OCT
28
The Birth of the Integrated Circuit  
Gordon Moore 
OCT
2
Third Annual Vintage Computer Festival  
October 2nd and 3rd
OCT
1
Konrad Zuse Colloquium  
Dr. Paul Ceruzzi, Professor Raul Rojas and Privatdozent Dr.-Ing. Horst Zuse 
OCT
1
Konrad Zuse Colloquium  
This colloquium brings together three distinguished Zuse scholars in an informal gathering designed to bring Zuse's remarkable accomplishments to a wider audience.
MAY
13
Computer Development at Fujitsu  
Shigeru Sato 
APR
8
Lessons from 'Toy Story' & 'A Bug's Life'  
Edwin Catmull 
MAR
4
Collecting and Conserving Computers  
Doron Swade 
MAR
3
Babbage's Calculating Engine  
Doron Swade 
FEB
15
Doing Computer History in Internet Time  
Paul Ceruzzi 
1998
SEP
15
The Johnniac  
Mort Bernstein, Paul Armer, Willis Ware and Bill Gunning 
JUN
17
The Xerox Star Runs One More Time  
David Curbow, David Liddle, David Smith, Robert Belleville and Robert Garner 
MAY
19
The SAGE System  
Les Earnest, James Wong and Paul Edwards 
JAN
29
The Computing Environment at Livermore in the 1970's  
Jed Donnelley, John Fletcher and Dick Watson 

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