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Meeting Whirlwind’s Joe Thompson

Meeting Whirlwind’s Joe Thompson

The photograph was dated 1950, a date when a now unimaginably small number of humans had ever beheld a computer, no less touched one, and when unabashed racism and discrimination was endemic on the American scene. Who was the young African-American man who nevertheless sat at the controls of this storied machine? What was his name? What was his story? Read More
Venturing Forth: The Exponential Center Launches a Venture Capital Initiative

Venturing Forth: The Exponential Center Launches a Venture Capital Initiative

The Exponential Center at the Computer History Museum is leading an ambitious program to capture and share the untold stories of pioneering venture capitalists and their partnerships with disruptors and innovators that extend from idea to IPO and beyond. The companies they have created have led to new industries and jobs, generated tremendous wealth, and changed the way we live. Read More
Madeleine Moment Connects Moore’s Law Artifacts

Madeleine Moment Connects Moore’s Law Artifacts

While trying to decipher the notes in Gordon’s cryptic scrawl, something familiar about the arrangement of the rectangles triggered my Madeleine Moment. This was the Rosetta Stone to the device types in that 1967 photograph and the first five appeared to match the years of the devices on the plot of Figure 2 from the 1965 article. Read More

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