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50th Anniversary of the HP 2116 Minicomputer

50th Anniversary of the HP 2116 Minicomputer

 Chuck House   4 weeks ago
Amidst a sea of computer vendors, the 1966 Fall Joint Computer Conference booth for an obscure instrument manufacturer, Hewlett-Packard, was insignificant. Their lone product,...   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
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
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
The Analytical Engine: 28 Plans and Counting

The Analytical Engine: 28 Plans and Counting

 Tim Robinson   December 08, 2015
December 10, 2015 marks the 200th anniversary of the birth of Ada Byron, later Countess of Lovelace, most famous for her 1843 description of...   Read More
Ada Lovelace Day

Ada Lovelace Day

 Betty Toole   October 13, 2015
Today is Ada Lovelace Day the beginning of festivities to honor Augusta Ada Byron, Lady Lovelace whose 200th birthday will be celebrated on 10...   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   September 16, 2015
This is the first of five video releases of The Boston Computer Society (BCS) General Meetings, by the Computer History Museum (CHM). Be sure...   Read More
Amiga Computing at the Computer History Museum

Amiga Computing at the Computer History Museum

 Adam P. Spring   August 26, 2015
The Amiga computer celebrated its 30th birthday at the Computer History Museum in Mountain View, California July 25-26, 2015. For a dedicated group of...   Read More
About the Computer History Museum’s IBM 1401 Machines

About the Computer History Museum’s IBM 1401 Machines

 Guy Fedorkow   February 19, 2015
We’ve all heard it: “Today, your phone has a zillion times more processing power than giant computers that filled an entire room in days...   Read More
Xerox Alto Source Code

Xerox Alto Source Code

 Paul McJones   October 21, 2014
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