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[Past Event] Computer History Museum - Free Talk

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.

Optional: Join 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. Please see separate listing to RSVP for this portion of the course.


Tuition: $0.00

Additional Fees: $0.00


Wednesday, Oct. 17 *10:00am - noon* (1 session*)


CSUMB at Ryan Ranch, 8 Upper Ragsdale Drive, Monterey


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.