IBM Introduces the System/360

Written by  on April 7, 2014

May the computers unite and with that revolutionary concept the IBM System/360 was born. Before the uniting of computers into a network of systems, each[...]

The History of DNA

Written by  on February 28, 2013

On Saturday, Feb. 28, 1953, New York Times, in an ironically understated setting for such an ultimately world reknown and Nobel Prize winning reveal, scientists[...]

Einstein’s God Letter

Written by  on October 9, 2012

Below is an excerpt from the letter Einstein wrote in German in the year 1954. This letter, coined the “God Letter” by a Los Angeles-based[...]

Neil Armstrong’s Death at 82

Written by  on August 25, 2012

I am very saddened to learn of the passing of Neil Armstrong today. Neil and I trained together as technical partners but were also good friends who will[...]

Information Innovation in History

Written by  on August 23, 2012

“But this is not another rant against email. Email is magic. It enables abundant, free communication. Consider how far we have come in less than[...]

The Inventor of the Telephone

Written by  on August 23, 2012

1870 May 28 Older brother Melville Bell dies of tuberculosis at the age of 25. July-August Alexander Graham Bell, his parents, and his sister-in-law, Carrie[...]