CHM is delighted to announce the release of twenty never-before-seen video recordings of the legendary 1976 Los Alamos Conference.
Iconic computing pioneer Margaret Hamilton, who helped land men on the moon, shared her story with CHM in a uniquely rare oral history interview.
Storied thought leadership forum the Churchill Club lives on at CHM, where decades of the club’s audio and video files, event photos, and newsletters will serve as a touchpoint and a reminder for future generations.
Highlights from a newly published joint oral history of two pioneering Black Silicon Valley entrepreneurs.
He likely arrived in Paris from Darmstadt, Germany, by train that January, exactly seventy years ago. At 53, and a full professor of applied mathematics and the founding director of the Institut für Praktische Mathematik at the Technische Hochschule Darmstadt, Alwin Walther was among Germany’s leading figures in comput
Today election news, from candidate tweets to campaign trail happenings, is widespread across various media, delivered personally to us via the internet on our device of choice. But in 1996, getting election news other than through traditional media, like television, radio, and newspapers, was a novel idea.
Last week Apple announced its switch from Intel to its own ARM-based processors for all future #Macs. Apple has done this multiple times in its history, starting with the transition from Motorola 68000 chips to PowerPC in the early 1990s.
As CHM continues its commitment to decoding the history and impact of AI, we are honored to preserve and make accessible these unique discussions with some of the field’s leading pioneers
Until recently, across a half-century perhaps fewer than a dozen people had ever had the opportunity to read Dennis Ritchie’s dissertation—the intellectual and biographical fork-in-the-road separating an academic career in computer science from the one at Bell Labs leading to C and Unix. Why?
Charlie Bourne was an expert in computerized search for 40 years before Google. CHM has recently finished cataloging his unique collection of materials documenting the history of online search and information systems from the 1950s onward, supported by a generous grant from the National Archives.