ARTICLES IN October 2012 (9)

The Haunted House

The Haunted House

 Chris Garcia  2 years ago
Every city has one; a house that scares all the local kids. Sometimes, these houses have long, dark histories that seem to have been...   Read More
Preservation, Conservation, Restoration: What’s the Difference?

Preservation, Conservation, Restoration: What’s the Difference?

 Karen Kroslowitz  2 years ago
No doubt, my dad’s interest in old stuff is one of the reasons I’m so passionate about museums. My dad was a tinkerer. Buying,...   Read More
Squee: The Robot Squirrel

Squee: The Robot Squirrel

 Dag Spicer  2 years ago
On October 9, CHM was privileged to have as a special visitor, Mr. Jack Koff. Koff built one of CHM’s more interesting and early...   Read More
Little Green Men

Little Green Men

 Alex Lux  2 years ago
Before moving up a couple of exits on Highway 101N, to our current location at 1401 North Shoreline Blvd., CHM and part of its...   Read More
From Copenhagen to Edinburgh: SHOT, SIGCIS, & Artefacts 2012

From Copenhagen to Edinburgh: SHOT, SIGCIS, & Artefacts 2012

 Alex Bochannek  2 years ago
As a curator at the Computer History Museum, I work at the intersection of computing technology, history, and the museum world. I am a...   Read More
Bit by Bit: Software Collecting

Bit by Bit: Software Collecting

 Al Kossow  2 years ago
The collection, preservation and presentation of software artifacts at CHM has been actively pursued during my time as the software curator here, though most...   Read More
The APL Programming Language Source Code

The APL Programming Language Source Code

 Len Shustek  2 years ago
  Thousands of programming languages were invented in the first 50 years of the age of computing. Many of them were similar, and many...   Read More
Make Software, Change the World!

Make Software, Change the World!

 Kirsten Tashev  2 years ago
What is software? You can’t taste it, smell it, or touch it but they say it’s everywhere and it’s changing our lives forever. Since...   Read More
A Logic Named Joe by Will F. Jenkins

A Logic Named Joe by Will F. Jenkins

 Chris Garcia  2 years ago
In the March 1946 issue of Astounding Science Fiction, Will F. Jenkins, better known under the pen name Murray Leinster, published the story A...   Read More