Author: Marisa Emerson

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Day 4: Computer Science History Museum & Stanford

Day 4 started at the Computer Science History museum. It was also our first trip down to Palto Alto, a town filled with low rise buildings and pictureseque sreets. It was a welcome change to the clutter and bustle of San Francisco. We followed a tour guide through the Computer History museum tour, and followed through the inception of computers from a huge mechanical machine used to tally census votes, the inception of the “computer” term (which originally referred to a room full of women doing manual calculations) all the way to a display full of robots and the potential...