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iPhone origin story: ‘Because Steve hated this guy at Microsoft’

When this story happened, I was a Tablet PC MVP and I think I know who ticked Steve Jobs off. Former Apple software engineer Scott Forstall sits down with Computer History Museum historian John Markoff to discuss the impetus for the iPad and iPhone.

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The 1890 US Census and the History of Punchcard Computing

2020 is a census year and we take fast, actionable data analytics for granted. It wasn’t always easy or fast until the advent of a punchcards brought about by a competition. YouTube channel standupmaths explains.

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The Art of Writing Software

Computer History Museum has a video on the art of writing software. From FORTRAN to sophisticated programs in use today, discover the technology, creativity, hard work, and technique behind these elegant languages. Software pioneers share their stories.

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