Source code is a form of expression with its own idioms and styles. It's also a historical relic that reveals how programmers have developed solutions that underpin the software that has changed our world.
Rare tapes from the 1976 Los Alamos conference on the history of computing.
Video clips from early computer-animated films created between 1963 and 1972 by artists and technologists-turned-artists.
A selection of CHM videos and blog articles that explore the impact of technology on humanity—past, present, and into the future.
For decades, CHM has been collecting materials to preserve and interpret the history of AI, providing the foundation to put the present in context and understand the digital future of humanity.
Technology has a history of influencing elections. Explore CHM resources on the intersections of technology, politics, elections, and democracy in our digital world.
Kansas City entrepreneurs and ecosystem leaders offer one word of advice to aspiring entrepreneurs. As you watch the videos, see if you notice commonalities among the entrepreneurs’ words and stories? What about among the ecosystem builders? Both?
Company founders and builders offer a word of advice for people thinking about starting a company. Their words represent challenges faced, obstacles overcome, or important lessons learned from their own experiences.
The CHM Live podcast brings the best of our events to your ears. We explore the ongoing transformation of computing and its impact on society with everyone from historians and authors to geneticists and military veterans.
Get a curated tour of CHM’s extensive media holdings. Hear early lectures and talks given by computing pioneers like Konrad Zuse and Harry Huskey and interviews with some of technology's most influential and creative people like Pixar cofounder Ed Catmull and Cisco cofounder Sandra Lerner.