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."
Harvard historian Jill Lepore explores the Simulmatics Corporation's efforts to predict human behavior in the 1950s and '60s and the imprint it left on today's world.
MIT's Sinan Aral describes how we can achieve the promise and avoid the perils of social media through money, code, norms, and laws.
If we turn away from a focus on the heroic figure and, rather, look at communities as the real authors of developments in technology and science then the concordance with historical realities becomes smooth.
How can the first moonshot in 1969, and all we’ve learned since, help us apply what works and avoid what doesn’t to foster innovations that create a better future?