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Msg#: 4253337 posted 4:20 pm on Jan 14, 2011 (gmt 0)

On Thursday, the 35-year-old Computer History Museum unveiled a $19 million overhaul, making this small city some 40 miles south of San Francisco a destination for anyone interested in the evolution from the abacus to the iPhone. [nytimes.com...]


“The story of computing and computing history is important to tell for people who may be curious how that smartphone that they’re addicted to or that computer on their desk came to be,” said John Hollar, the museum’s president and chief executive.


Suddenly, I feel a strange detachment from the first 14.4K modem I ever had. I'm sure I'll feel better after a nap.

 

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