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Bots&Beers@MIT

The Beer Bash @ MIT was a huge success. The event packed both floors of the museum. It was nice to see the younger generation learning a bit about tech history, and there was even a DJ along with the

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Meetup@MIT Museum

Yes, it’s been awhile, but things aren’t nearly as quiet as they seem — there’s a ton going on behind the scenes, so watch for announcements soon. In the meantime, the MIT Museum is hosting a unique, two part Tasting

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Field trip!

It had to happen sooner or later. It was inevitable, and so a trip to Silicon Valley Virtual Reality Expo for Digital-Den provided the perfect opportunity, Yes, that long-overdue visit to the Computer History Museum (CHM) in Mountain View, CA finally

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Seymour

Seymour Papert passed away in July of last year, and this week I had the privilege of attending the memorial event in his honor held at the MIT Media Lab entitled Thinking about Thinking about Seymour. Here are two videos

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Calling Collectors

The New Computer Museum, in both the virtual form it is taking now as well as whatever real life physical form that it might take in the future, seeks to celebrate what hobbyists, private collectors and small museums are doing

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Fall fun!

Fall is here already, and that means the last Flea@MIT is approaching. Join us on Sunday, October 16th for two back-to-back events. First, the New Computer Museum will have a table at the Flea from 9 a.m. to noon. We

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Bletchley 360°

One of the initiatives of the New Computer Museum has been to experiment with how to bring computer history to more people through creating “virtual experiences.” You can find our example of a “Virtual Computer Museum” based upon our own

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Spring Meetup

The winter is waning, and spring is on its way. That means that it is time for another season of computer history in the Boston area. The New Computer Museum is hosting an event to celebrate! Flea@MIT+Champions Sunday, Apr 17,

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New Digs!

At last, the ink is dry, the lease signed. Please stay tuned …

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Marvin

Marvin Minsky died last Sunday (Jan. 24), of a cerebral hemorrhage at the age of 88. This is an incredibly sad loss to many of us, both near and far — it feels as if a hole has been torn

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