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Blogged by CHM in California: 20 Years of Apple Design

Blogged by CHM in California: 20 Years of Apple Design

 Cara Dodge   2 weeks ago
On November 15 Apple announced Designed by Apple in California, a coffee table book chronicling 20 years of Apple products. The pages are filled with...   Read More
Personal Computing 1984:  PC Pragmatists, Macintosh Visionaries & the Future of Portability

Personal Computing 1984: PC Pragmatists, Macintosh Visionaries & the Future of Portability

 Jonathan Rotenberg   November 02, 2016
This is the fourth of five video releases of Boston Computer Society (BCS) General Meetings, by the Computer History Museum (CHM). Be sure to check...   Read More
Slide Logic: The Emergence of Presentation Software and the Prehistory of PowerPoint

Slide Logic: The Emergence of Presentation Software and the Prehistory of PowerPoint

 David Brock   October 04, 2016
In many parts of our world today, group communication centers on visual materials built with “presentation software,” often crafted by a speaker him or...   Read More
1 to 1 Billion: Eight Exponential Entrepreneurial Stories

1 to 1 Billion: Eight Exponential Entrepreneurial Stories

 Marguerite Gong Hancock   August 16, 2016
Gordon Moore and Intel. Steve Jobs and Apple. Bill Gates and Microsoft. Mark Zuckerberg and Facebook. These entrepreneurs and the iconic companies they have...   Read More
Jim Porter and the History of the Global Storage Industry

Jim Porter and the History of the Global Storage Industry

 Dag Spicer   June 21, 2016
The Power of One It’s amazing what individuals can do. As Margaret Mead said, “Never underestimate the power of a small group of committed...   Read More
The ECHO IV Home Computer: 50 Years Later

The ECHO IV Home Computer: 50 Years Later

 Dag Spicer   May 31, 2016
The Future is Already Here Science fiction writer William Gibson famously stated, “the future is already here.  It’s just not very evenly distributed.”  Past...   Read More
Personal Computing 1983: Innovation Bursting in Every Direction

Personal Computing 1983: Innovation Bursting in Every Direction

 Jonathan Rotenberg   May 03, 2016
This is the third of five video releases of The Boston Computer Society (BCS) General Meetings, by the Computer History Museum (CHM). Be sure...   Read More
Community Memory: Precedents in Social Media and Movements

Community Memory: Precedents in Social Media and Movements

 Bo Doub   February 23, 2016
When studying the social movements and countercultural ethos of the 1960s and 1970s, researchers and historians might not initially think to visit the Computer...   Read More
The 1986 ACM Conference on the History of Personal Workstations

The 1986 ACM Conference on the History of Personal Workstations

 Len Shustek   January 27, 2016
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

 Jonathan Rotenberg   January 05, 2016
This is the second of five video releases of Boston Computer Society (BCS) General Meetings, by the Computer History Museum (CHM). Be sure to check...   Read More