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The 1986 ACM Conference on the History of Personal Workstations

The 1986 ACM Conference on the History of Personal Workstations

 Len Shustek  2 weeks ago
On January 9th and 10th of 1986, at Rickey’s Hyatt House in Palo Alto, California, there was an historic gathering of the pioneers who...   Read More
The Boston Computer Society: Dawn of the Business Personal Computer and Cost-Efficient Home PC

The Boston Computer Society: Dawn of the Business Personal Computer and Cost-Efficient Home PC

This is the second of five video releases of Boston Computer Society (BCS) General Meetings, by the Computer History Museum (CHM). Read about the...   Read More
First Steps: Lectures from the Dawn of Computing

First Steps: Lectures from the Dawn of Computing

 Dag Spicer  3 months ago
For over four decades, the Computer History Museum (CHM) has been recording the words and thoughts of the most important people in computing. The...   Read More
The Boston Computer Society Presents: 1981 Forum on the Future of Personal Computers

The Boston Computer Society Presents: 1981 Forum on the Future of Personal Computers

 Jonathan Rotenberg  5 months ago
If you lived in the Boston area in the 1980s, you could have enjoyed an unusual front-row seat to the unfolding history of the...   Read More
Electronic Arts DeluxePaint Early Source Code

Electronic Arts DeluxePaint Early Source Code

 Len Shustek  7 months ago
Software Gems: The Computer History Museum Historical Source Code Series DeluxePaint is a graphics tool that can help you create works of art with...   Read More
The World’s Smallest Computer

The World’s Smallest Computer

 Dag Spicer  11 months ago
A new exhibit at CHM takes a look at the world’s smallest computer – the Michigan “Micro Mote.”  Making things smaller has been part...   Read More
Yesterday’s Tomorrows: The Origins of The Tablet

Yesterday’s Tomorrows: The Origins of The Tablet

 Alex Lux  1 year ago
  By 1987, the PC revolution was well entrenched and underway. Desktop PCs were standard hardware for home enthusiasts, businesses, government agencies, and computer...   Read More
Xerox Alto Source Code

Xerox Alto Source Code

 Paul McJones  1 year ago
Software Gems: The Computer History Museum Historical Source Code Series The roots of the modern personal computer Depending on your age, your first computer...   Read More
Early Digital Research CP/M Source Code

Early Digital Research CP/M Source Code

 David Laws  1 year ago
Software Gems: The Computer History Museum Historical Source Code Series By the time personal computers based on microprocessors began to emerge in the mid-1970s,...   Read More
The Cryotron: Extremely Rare Superconducting Digital Circuits Come to CHM

The Cryotron: Extremely Rare Superconducting Digital Circuits Come to CHM

 David Brock  2 years ago
In the early 1950s, a young, enthusiastic and creative electrical engineer named Dudley Buck left the National Security Agency (NSA) for the Massachusetts Institute...   Read More