ARTICLES IN Remarkable People (4)

Silicon Valley: A Century of Entrepreneurial Innovation

Silicon Valley: A Century of Entrepreneurial Innovation

 David Laws   1 week ago
The entrepreneurial, technology-driven roots of today’s Silicon Valley sprouted long before Google’s algorithms, Apple’s two Steves, Fairchild’s chipmeisters, or the egalitarian management innovations of...   Read More
Harold Cohen and AARON—A 40-Year Collaboration

Harold Cohen and AARON—A 40-Year Collaboration

 Chris Garcia   August 23, 2016
Harold Cohen was a pioneer in computer art, in algorithmic art, and in generative art; but as he told me one afternoon in 2010,...   Read More
In His Own Words: Gary Kildall

In His Own Words: Gary Kildall

 Len Shustek   August 02, 2016
We all owe a lot to Gary.Brian Halla, former CEO of National Semiconductor Gary Kildall was a pioneer of personal computer software. He wrote...   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
2016 CHM Fellow Awards

2016 CHM Fellow Awards

 Jennifer De La Cruz   April 19, 2016
On April 16, 2016, Silicon Valley’s most influential technologists traded in their signature jeans and hoodies for suits and gowns as they joined technology...   Read More
Remembering Andy S. Grove

Remembering Andy S. Grove

 David Brock   March 21, 2016
Andrew S. Grove was a seminal figure in the history of the semiconductor industry, and in the story of high-technology industry in Silicon Valley....   Read More
Beckman, Shockley and the 60th Anniversary of the Birth of Silicon Valley

Beckman, Shockley and the 60th Anniversary of the Birth of Silicon Valley

 David Laws   February 10, 2016
Sixty years ago, on February 14, 1956, two remarkable people addressed a luncheon for scientists, educators and the press at San Francisco’s Hotel St....   Read More
2015 Computer History Museum Fellow Awards

2015 Computer History Museum Fellow Awards

 Jennifer De La Cruz   August 12, 2015
Defying the Odds The Fellow Awards are a long-standing tradition at the Computer History Museum, dating back to 1987 when the Museum inducted its...   Read More
The Rise of TTL: How Fairchild Won a Battle But Lost the War

The Rise of TTL: How Fairchild Won a Battle But Lost the War

 David Laws   July 13, 2015
Transistor Transistor Logic (TTL) is a digital integrated circuit (IC) technology so named because the input gating structure is performed by transistors rather than...   Read More
Moore’s Law@50: “The most important graph in human history”

Moore’s Law@50: “The most important graph in human history”

 David Laws   April 15, 2015
Moore’s “Law” is not a law of nature or science but an observation by Gordon E. Moore, Director of the Fairchild Semiconductor Research and...   Read More