Beautiful painting at the Computer History Museum in Mountain view

Tuesday, February 1, 2011

By Dushiyanthini Kanagasabapathipillai

The Computer History Museum was established in 1996 in Mountain view, California. The Computer History Museum is home to the largest and most significant collection of computing artifacts in the world. It is the world's leading institution, exploring the history of computing, and its continuing impact on society.

It is the world's foremost centre for research, information and education on the history of computing.The collection comprises nearly 90,000 objects, photographs, films, 4,000 feet of catalogued documentation and several hundreds gigabytes of software. It houses wide variety of information, and plays a unique role in the history of computing revolution and its worldwide impact on the human experience .

The Computer History Museum is located in a perfect and right place in the Silicon Valley with a beautiful view. The Computer History Museum owns iPad and monitors social media spaces such as Twitter and Facebook. The museum's major new 25,000 square foot rich multi media exhibition "Revolution ~ The First 2000 Years of Computing" was opened to the public on 13th of January 2011. The exhibition traces the history of modern computing from the abacus to the smart phone.

Silicon Valley is generally considered to have been the centre of the dot ~ com ~ bubble which started from the mid 1990s. It is opened to the public from June 2003.The Computer History Museum continues to be a popular spot for the high ~ tech people who are driven by the information technology and its unbelievable innovations.

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