Renowned tech journalist Steven Levy’s balanced and compelling new book, Facebook: The Inside Story, and his discussion with CEO Dan’l Lewin, provides all the details we need to write the story of Mark Zuckerberg’s hero’s journey—complete with a cliff-hanger ending.
McCorduck describes how the early Doctor program illustrates many issues that still surround artificial intelligence. There’s the dream of harnessing AI for a better future, concerns about ethics at the intersection of AI and human behavior, and the clash of personalities and perspectives in a new field with both unpre
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.
It will ask questions we don’t even know how to ask. It will think the things we are incapable of thinking. It will experience and feel the things that we aren’t capable of.
For only the third time in human history, civilization is undergoing epic cultural transformation. As artificial intelligence and virtual environments change life as we know it—and take our jobs—will we end up better or worse off?
What better way to commemorate our journey these last 10 years than with a look back at our 10 most-read blogs? Beginning with our earliest, enjoy the best of CHM’s blog this decade.
In June 2019, four college students from universities on opposite coasts and studying fields as diverse as global studies and computer science arrived at CHM. They had worked in a museum, a startup, a security and privacy lab, and a rowing club. They all shared a passion for entrepreneurship and innovation.
What exactly is company culture and how do you create it? Ben Horowitz, veteran entrepreneur and cofounder of Silicon Valley powerhouse venture capital firm Andreessen Horowitz mined history for some answers.
It's a Tuesday morning in 2037. You hurriedly brush your teeth and dress to meet the self-driving car arriving downstairs. As it pulls away from the curb, what world awaits?
Who controls our personal data? That question was at the heart of a panel discussion at CHM on November 4, 2019 about Netflix’s documentary The Great Hack, which exposes the underbelly of the Cambridge Analytica scandal and Facebook’s role in the security breach.