CHM Live convenes today’s thought leaders and experts for conversations and debate about the complexities and opportunities presented by technology. Topics are considered from multiple angles and intersect with countless fields, disciplines, and industries. Programs become part of CHM’s institutional archive, preserved for present and future generations to further the world’s collective knowledge.
The goal of CHM Live is to to encourage civic discourse, collaboration, and social change.
Revolutionaries is CHM’s ongoing speaker and television series, featuring renowned innovators, business and technology leaders, and authors in enthralling conversations often with leading journalists. Audiences learn about the process of innovation, its risks and rewards, and failure that led to ultimate success.
Inside the Transformation illustrates the impact and implications of computing through stories of transformative people, companies, or projects. Speakers in this series are visionaries using technology to solve problems in new ways, to redefine boundaries, and even to change our reality.
Technically Speaking showcases leading historians, authors, professors, and technology experts exploring historical and technical elements of computing. These conversations or lectures provide an in-depth look at surprising, unusual, or little-known topics.
According to the National Center for Women & Information Technology, women held just 25 percent of professional computing jobs in the US in 2015. How damaging is this gender gap to the future of the tech industry? Dr. Marie Hicks sat down with David C. Brock, director and curator of the Software History Center, to share insights from her book Programmed Inequality: How Britain Discarded Women Technologists and Lost its Edge in Computing.
Reid Hoffman, cofounder of LinkedIn and partner at the venture capital firm Greylock, joined CHM CEO Dan’l Lewin on December 4 to discuss the new book he co-wrote with Chris Yeh: Blitzscaling: The Lightning-Fast Path to Building Massively Valuable Companies.
What could your computer or phone do if it knew what you were thinking? Are men or women more expressive? Do cultures express their emotions differently? And what is the Mona Lisa thinking already? Affectiva knows.
On October 23, Ray Rothrock, chairman and CEO of cybersecurity analytics firm RedSeal and national security expert and Brunswick Partner Siobhan Gorman discussed Rothrock’s timely new book, Digital Resilience: Is Your Company Ready for the Next Cyber Threat?
When a founder’s vision sparks a funder’s interest, an idea can become an enterprise with the potential to reimagine the whole idea of community. That’s what happened when TaskRabbit founder Leah Busque and Floodgate venture capitalist Ann Miura-Ko joined forces.
When Steve Jobs returned to Apple in 1997 after it acquired NeXT, he brought with him a close-knit group of engineers. One of them was Scott Forstall, a young software designer who had come to NeXT directly from Stanford University.
Together, these “troublemakers” disrupted the world because they imagined a better future and were driven to help create it. Project historian for the Silicon Valley Archives at Stanford University, Berlin spoke about her book in a fireside chat at CHM with the Exponential Center’s Marguerite Gong Hancock on December 13, 2017.
Diane Greene says her favorite experience ever was when, as a young woman, she windsurfed 15 miles from Molakai to Maui . . . alone. That confidence in her abilities and comfort with taking risks has served her well throughout her storied career as a Silicon Valley entrepreneur, leading engineering teams and cofounding multiple startups.