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[Past Event] Computer History Museum - Field Trip

Course Description:

The Computer History Museum holds the largest collection of computing artifacts, encompassing hardware, software, documentation, photographs, oral histories and moving images. This offering comprises virtual and physical tours of the two major exhibits. "Revolution: The First 2000 Years of Computing" interprets the history of computing from the abacus to the smartphone. "Make Software: Change the World!" is an interactive exploration of the people and technology behind popular game-changing applications, including Photoshop and Wikipedia.

Please note:

1. This listing is for those interested in joining us for a tour of the museum on Saturday, Oct. 20; 10:00am. Participants are responsible for transportation to Mt. View and the $13.50 admission fee.

2. If you are interested in the free talk on Wednesday, Oct. 17 *10:00am - noon*, please see separate listing to reserve your space.


Tuition: $0.00

Additional Fees: $0.00


Saturday, Oct. 20 *10:00am* (1 session*)


Computer History Museum, 1401 N Shoreline Blvd., Mountain View


David Laws worked for Silicon Valley computer chip companies for over 40 years. Today he serves as Semiconductor Curator at the Computer History Museum where he writes on technology history, designs physical and online exhibits, records oral histories, and advises on the addition of artifacts to the collection.