Representation does matter. I believe that government, organizations and MUSEUMS should reflect the community. History is made up of many stories, faces and voices.
This is the kitchen computer and it appeared in the Neiman Marcus 1969 Christmas catalogue. For $10,600 you got the computer, a cookbook, apron and a TWO WEEK PROGRAMMING class you had to take in order to operate it. Surprisingly none were sold.
One of my favorite things to talk about is XEROX PARC and the Alto Computer. This research center was founded in 1970 in Palo Alto, CA. Have you ever used a laser printer, Ethernet, icons (on computer),pop up menus, overlapping windows? If so, you can thank PARC.
For me there really is no after hours at work. The building always has something going on whether we are open to the public, hosting an event or getting ready for another day. There is no after dark because the lights are always on.
Part of a Cray 1 supercomputer. The bottom part looks like a bench. Many joke that it is the world's most expensive love seat.