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Xerox Alto Source Code

Xerox Alto Source Code

 Paul McJones  2 days 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  3 weeks 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  3 months 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
The Juniper M40 Router

The Juniper M40 Router

 Guy Fedorkow  4 months ago
Early in 2014, the Computer History Museum added a Juniper M40 router to its collection.  This router, initially released in 1998, was the first...   Read More
IBM and the 1964 World’s Fair

IBM and the 1964 World’s Fair

 Dag Spicer  6 months ago
Just a few weeks ago, we received an interesting donation to the Museum: a commemorative punched card from the IBM Pavilion at the 1964...   Read More
Microsoft MS-DOS early source code

Microsoft MS-DOS early source code

 Len Shustek  7 months ago
Software Gems: The Computer History Museum Historical Source Code Series IBM did something very unusual for their 1981 personal computer   Rather than using...   Read More
Microsoft Word for Windows Version 1.1a Source Code

Microsoft Word for Windows Version 1.1a Source Code

 Len Shustek  7 months ago
Software Gems: The Computer History Museum Historical Source Code Series The dominant word processing program for personal computers in the 1980s was DOS-based WordPerfect....   Read More
Interacting with Oral Histories: A New Year, a New Way

Interacting with Oral Histories: A New Year, a New Way

The number one question I get asked about oral histories is: “When will the video be available online?” Not, will the video be available...   Read More
Apple II DOS source code

Apple II DOS source code

 Len Shustek  11 months ago
Software Gems: The Computer History Museum Historical Source Code Series   Could you write a Disk Operating System in 7 weeks?   In June...   Read More
SRI ARC Journal: A Record of Engelbart and his Team

SRI ARC Journal: A Record of Engelbart and his Team

 Sara Lott  1 year ago
In 2006 Elizabeth “Jake” Feinler orchestrated the deposit of over 375 linear feet of records from what was then known as Stanford Research Institute...   Read More