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Mountain View in Santa Clara County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Computer History Museum, 1979

IEEE Special Citation in Electrical Engineering and Computing

 
 
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By Michael Herrick, April 26, 2017
1. Computer History Museum Marker
Inscription.  The Computer History Museum's mission is to preserve and present for posterity the artifacts and stories of the Information Age. The museum houses the collection of computers and related software, and visual media. Public exhibits celebrate the history of computing, aided by a speaker series, education activities, historical restorations, and programs.
 
Erected 2015 by Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: EducationIndustry & CommerceScience & Medicine. In addition, it is included in the IEEE Milestones in Electrical Engineering and Computing series list.
 
Location. 37° 24.887′ N, 122° 4.658′ W. Marker is in Mountain View, California, in Santa Clara County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of N Shoreline Blvd. and La Avenida Street, on the right when traveling north. Located at the Computer History Museum. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1401 N Shoreline Blvd, Mountain View CA 94043, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of
Computer History Museum Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, April 26, 2017
2. Computer History Museum Marker
this marker, measured as the crow flies. Shakey: The World's First Mobile Intelligent Robot, 1972 (here, next to this marker); Site of the John W. Whisman Home (approx. 0.8 miles away); Shenandoah Plaza (approx. one mile away); The Spirit of the Times (approx. 1.3 miles away); Rengstorff House (approx. 1.3 miles away); Mariano Castro Adobe (approx. 1.3 miles away); The Mountain View Train Depot (approx. 1.4 miles away); First Commercially Practicable Integrated Circuit (approx. 1˝ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Mountain View.
 
Also see . . .  Computer History Museum. (Submitted on April 29, 2017, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
 
Computer History Museum Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, April 26, 2017
3. Computer History Museum Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 9, 2020. It was originally submitted on April 29, 2017. This page has been viewed 209 times since then and 3 times this year. Last updated on August 8, 2020, by Craig Baker of Sylmar, California. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on April 29, 2017, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.
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