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For fifteen years I documented the efforts of a secretive tribe of engineers, entrepreneurs, and venture capitalists in Silicon Valley as they created technology that would change our culture, our behavior, and challenge what it means Read More ...

Early in 2014, the Computer History Museum added a Juniper M40 router to its collection.  This router, initially released in 1998, was the first internet router to use custom-designed silicon to accelerate the movement of internet Read More ...

This is a rough-edit version, the final version will be released soon On January 26, 2014, the Computer History Museum released this never-before-seen video of the first public showing of Macintosh.  Thirty years ago, on January Read More ...

The Internet and computing have become an absolutely integral part of everyday life.  Some would say too much so.  As debates about whether we are too chained to our digital devices continue to flourish, historians and Read More ...

Text, photos and captions by Ben Shneiderman.  Selection of pioneers and their photos by CHM senior curator, Dag Spicer. The vibrant social processes of science are dramatically visible at conferences, workshops, seminars, and other gatherings of Read More ...

Is anyone willing to lead a project to restore an IBM 1401?” Mike Cheponis enthusiastically asked with a glint in his eye. I knew Mike after attending several of his DEC PDP-1 restoration sessions at the Read More ...

Recently, Google’s Sergey Brin made waves—or at least invoked a collective eye-roll—when he termed current smartphone technology “emasculating” and suggested Google glass as an antidote. Offering a pair of computer-infused glasses as the solution to the Read More ...

Rebooting the WITCH: News from The National Museum of Computing at Bletchley Park, UK An invited guest blog post from Kevin Murrell at TNMOC in the UK Two months ago, we celebrated the completion of a Read More ...