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
Millions of people have sent their DNA to be analyzed, hoping to obtain clues to family origins and forecasts of their future health. But what really happens once the sample is in the hands of testing companies?
Sharing their experience, and their optimism, panelists explore how the digital revolution is accelerating notable advances, particularly in healthcare.
In January 2021, CHM will begin three months of special programming exploring the tension between fear and trust of technology through artificial intelligence.
Fifty years ago, a front-page article in the tech-industry’s leading newspaper introduced a new nickname for a cluster of sleepy agricultural communities near San Jose, California.
Got a gamer on your holiday gift list? Check out how video games have kept us hooked over the years.
In commemoration of the 40th anniversary of the release of Smalltalk-80, the Computer History Museum is proud to announce a collaboration with Dan Ingalls to preserve and host the “Smalltalk Zoo.”
We hear the term “innovation” seemingly everywhere: In books; magazines; white papers; blogs; classrooms; offices; factories; government hearings; podcasts; and more. But for all this discussion, have we really gotten much clarity?
CHM is pleased to introduce five new members of its board of trustees: Andy Cunningham, Nancy Duarte, Joe Hurd, Sanjay Nair, and Ray Rothrock.
Rob Chesnut, Airbnb’s former chief ethics officer, provides guidance for people and companies who want to practice ethical decision-making, or, "intentional integrity."