The Design_Code_Build program welcomes students in grades 6 through 8 to participate in one-day events that provide engaging hands-on STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts, math) learning opportunities. Activities focus on problem-solving and innovation through the lens of computer science and computing history
"It's an indispensable guide for leaders at every level." - Bill Gates, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation In his new book, Leading Matters: Lessons from My Journey, current Chairman of Google's parent company Alphabet, former President of Stanford University, and “Godfather of Silicon Valley” John L. Hennessy shares t
Join us for the Bay Area debut screening of the award-winning narrative science film Humanity Needs Dreamers: A Visit With Marie Curie (40 mins), based on Frontczak’s performance. The film will be followed by a keynote presentation and panel discussion exploring the intersection of STEM and the performing arts—and why
CHM is proud to partner with Women of Silicon Valley, a “Humans of New York” spin-off showcasing diverse and resilient members of the tech community to tackle this question. Join us on August 24 for an event in which race, gender and other identities represented in the tech world are explored through conversations with
Join us as Center for Software History Director David C. Brock leads a conversation with Intel Senior Fellow and Director of Process Architecture and Integration Mark Bohr and Director of Microsystems Technology Office at DARPA William Chappell about the status of Moore’s Law, the limits of silicon, and the emerging al
Join early semiconductor pioneers, the president of the IEEE, and local officials on August 15 to commemorate this legendary Silicon Valley landmark. Guests are invited to enjoy a series of presentations and exhibits and view the stunning sculptures and plaques. In addition, an IEEE Milestone for "Birthplace of Silicon
This special event welcomes classroom and community educators to a fun-filled day exploring cross-curricular applications of computer programming concepts. Educators will be introduced to Raspberry Pi technology, learn about CHM’s education resources, and discover meaningful strategies for incorporating computer scien
Voted one of the top ten films of Tribeca 2018 by Time Out Magazine, GENERAL MAGIC is a feature documentary about how great vision and epic failure changed the world as we now know it. Join us for a special screening followed by a panel discussion featuring former General Magic employees featured in the film.
This workshop explores the engineering design process by analyzing modern and historical technologies and innovations. Participants will investigate important moments in computing history, reflect on changes in human-computer relationships, and explore various methods of input and output. Using Raspberry Pi technology,
Microsoft Principal Researcher Matthias Troyer, Google Quantum AI Lab Member John Martinis, and IBM Research Staff Member Pat Gumann join Center for Software History Director David C. Brock to discuss the history of quantum computing, their current work, and predictions for the future.