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Net@50: Did Engelbart's “Mother of All Demos” Launch the Connected World?

Net@50: Did Engelbart's “Mother of All Demos” Launch the Connected World?

His goal was building systems to augment human intelligence. His group prototyped much of modern computing (and invented the mouse) along the way. Read More
Portraits of Silicon Valley Tech Pioneers: The Legacy of Hal Hohbach

Portraits of Silicon Valley Tech Pioneers: The Legacy of Hal Hohbach

Hal Hohbach spent more than 40 years working as a patent attorney, developer, and investor, including serving on the board of Sutter Hill Ventures. His admiration for the persistence and contributions of inventors culminated in his commissioning of a modern-day version of Christian Schussele’s 1862 composite portrait of American Men of Progress, scientists and inventors who “had altered the course of contemporary civilization.” Read More
The Whirlwind Computer at CHM

The Whirlwind Computer at CHM

Although much of Whirlwind was lost when the machine was decommissioned, the Computer History Museum and the MIT Museum retain many of the machine’s components, some of which are on display in CHM’s permanent exhibition, Revolution: The First 2000 Years of Computing. Read More

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