Wed., May 15 at 10:30. Price: $8.75
Intel bumped our previous date to tour the Computer History Museum. Now we have a new date and significantly lowered price!
The Computer History Museum at http://www.computerhistory.org has a four-decade history as the world’s leading institution exploring the history of computing and its ongoing impact on society. The Museum is dedicated to the international collection of computing artifacts in the world, encompassing computer hardware, software, documentation, ephemera, photographs, oral histories, and moving images.
Please plan to arrive at 10:30 our visit. Traffic on Shoreline Blvd. can be very heavy during the morning rush hour, particularly between 9 and 10 a.m. Please allow additional travel time to ensure on-time arrival.
On Wed., May 15 we will meet at 10:30 in the lobby at the front desk to begin with our docent-led tour at 11:00. Our tour guide has graciously agreed to extend his time with our group. The tour guide will be Steve Russell, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Steve_Russell_(computer_scientist)
Two demonstrations are available: IBM 1401 and PDP-1 and SpaceWar! as well as ample time to explore large-scale exhibits and choose among self-guided tours.
We will find out why computer history is 2000 years old, learn about computer history’s game-changers, listen to computer pioneers tell their story, discover the roots of today’s Internet and mobile devices, see over 1,100 historic artifacts (including some of the very first computers from the 1940s and 1950s).
Wednesday, May 15
$8.75 per person
No charge for parking!!
Checks made out to SCC or pay by cash during the April/May SCC business meetings or April/May TGITs.