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CHM Challenges Broadcom MASTERS Finalists with Raspberry Pi & Logic Gates

CHM Challenges Broadcom MASTERS Finalists with Raspberry Pi & Logic Gates

Broadcom MASTERS is a program founded and produced by the Society for Science & the Public that seeks to inspire young scientists, engineers, and innovators who will solve the grand challenges of the future. The 8th annual competition took place in Washington, DC, on October 19−23, and two of CHM’s fearless educators were there to take part. Read More
An Inflection Point in the History of Multimedia: Video Ethnographies of Visual Almanac and News Navigator

An Inflection Point in the History of Multimedia: Video Ethnographies of Visual Almanac and News Navigator

CHM's Center for Software History has been conducting “video ethnographies” to record and preserve the experience of running historical software. Over the course of 2018, the center has conducted two video ethnographies surrounding a key moment at the end of the late 1980s and early 1990s, the birth of multimedia. Watch and learn from experts as they discuss and demonstrate the Visual Almanac and News Navigator. Read More
New Grant Will Highlight Software’s History, User and Maker Stories, and Ongoing Global Impact

New Grant Will Highlight Software’s History, User and Maker Stories, and Ongoing Global Impact

CHM has received a National Historical Publications and Records Commission: Access to Historical Records grant to process material related to software history. The collections in CHM’s Software History Processing Project (SHiPP) represent a deep and broad resource for understanding software’s impact on society. Read More

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