Articles in Museum News(11)

Venturing Forth: The Exponential Center Launches a Venture Capital Initiative

Venturing Forth: The Exponential Center Launches a Venture Capital Initiative

Heidi Hackford Feb 05, 2019
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
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

Sara Lott Oct 18, 2018
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
2018 CHM Fellow Awards

2018 CHM Fellow Awards

CHM Editorial Team May 02, 2018
On Saturday, April 28, 2018, the Computer History Museum (CHM), proudly inducted three extraordinary Fellows to its elite Hall of Fellows: Dov Frohman-Bentchkowsky, Dame Stephanie Shirley CH, and Guido van Rossum. Read More
Changing Lanes: Meet New CHM President and Chief Executive Officer Dan’l Lewin

Changing Lanes: Meet New CHM President and Chief Executive Officer Dan’l Lewin

CHM Editorial Team Feb 26, 2018
Focus. Determination. Strength. Drive. These are the essential qualities that a swimmer needs to stay in their lane. They’re also the skills that Dan’l Lewin has used to propel him through a prolific three-decade career in technology. Read More
CHM Live Kicks Off 2018 with New Speaker Series Inside the Transformation & Technically Speaking

CHM Live Kicks Off 2018 with New Speaker Series Inside the Transformation & Technically Speaking

CHM Editorial Team Feb 01, 2018
Inside the Transformation, created by CHM Live Managing Producer Lauren Miyamoto, illustrates the impact and implications of computing through stories of transformative people, companies, or projects. Speakers in this series are visionaries using technology to solve problems in new ways, to redefine boundaries, and even to change our reality. Conversations in this series reflect the widespread influence of computing, as speakers from a variety of backgrounds—from medicine to music to the military—will be featured. Read More
10 Most-Read @CHM Blogs of 2017

10 Most-Read @CHM Blogs of 2017

CHM Editorial Team Dec 29, 2017
2017 proved a remarkable year for computing and the Computer History Museum (CHM) in many ways, and we’ve documented it all on our blog. Join us as we revisit our 10 most-read blogs of 2017. Read More
Hidden No More: CHM’s Archives Processing Project Wraps Up

Hidden No More: CHM’s Archives Processing Project Wraps Up

Sara Lott Aug 14, 2017
It took two and a half years, two full-time archivists, and nine part-time volunteers, but the Computer History Museum is thrilled to announce the completion of its Archives Processing Project (CHM APP). Read More
Welcome Steve Smith, Interim President & CEO of the Computer History Museum

Welcome Steve Smith, Interim President & CEO of the Computer History Museum

CHM Editorial Team Jul 11, 2017
The Computer History Museum (CHM) is pleased to announce the appointment of Stephen S. Smith as its interim president and CEO as of July 1, 2017. Read More
Museum CEO John Hollar to Step Down in June 2017

Museum CEO John Hollar to Step Down in June 2017

CHM Editorial Team Jun 01, 2017
After a dynamic nine-year tenure, John Hollar will step down as president and CEO of the Computer History Museum (CHM) in June 2017. Under Hollar’s leadership, the Museum grew into a globally respected institution that USA Today called “the Smithsonian of Silicon Valley.” Read More
Our Story, the Center for Cisco Heritage

Our Story, the Center for Cisco Heritage

Stephanie Waslohn Apr 26, 2017
The Center for Cisco Heritage, managed by the Computer History Museum, unveiled a new exhibit, Our Story, on March 31, 2017, bringing together big names from Cisco’s 30-plus year history of innovation. Former and current employees, including a former CEO or two, mingled with local archivists and spoke on the importance of developing a culture of preservation. Read More
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