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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
Reid Hoffman, cofounder of LinkedIn and partner at the venture capital firm Greylock, joined CHM CEO Dan'l Lewin on December 4 to discuss the new book he co-wrote with Chris Yeh: Blitzscaling: The Lightning-Fast Path to Building Massively Valuable Companies.Read More
One of the most significant figures along the path to the development of automatic computation was a French weaver and merchant born during the reign of Louis XV—Joseph Marie Jacquard. CHM's J. M. Jacquard portrait was “adopted” by first-time donor Junfeng Pan. Thanks to his generosity, our portrait will undergo much needed conservation in 2019.Read More
Computer programmer and Grolier Award–winning poet Grace Morton presents a talk and demo on computer poetry from 1983. Morton uses a TRS-80 computer to create poetry with participation from the audience.
In part two of his 1988 lecture “What's All This about Gallium Arsenide?,” Seymour Cray continues his talk on the use of gallium arsenide in his Cray-3 and Cray-4 supercomputer designs and how the compound could change the course of computer design.