San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
Trip Hawkins is a Game Changer and a Revolutionary, who considered interactive games to be a new art form and their creators, artists. He founded Electronic Arts, 3DO and Digital Chocolate. He is also a Hall of Fame game industry and digital media consultant.
We are extremely pleased to welcome this gaming industry pioneer to our stage for a conversation with the New York Times’ John Markoff. They’ll talk about everything from his early days at Apple working for Steve Jobs, to founding Electronic Arts thirty years ago to 3DO and Digital Chocolate.
This event is part of the Museum's acclaimed Revolutionaries speaker series, featuring renowened innovators, business and technology leaders, and authors in entralling conversations often with leading journalists. Our audiences learn about the process of innovation, its risks and rewards, and failure that led to ultimate success.
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Computer History Museum
The Computer History Museum (CHM) in Mountain View, Ca. is a nonprofit organization with a four-decade history as the world’s leading institution exploring the history of computing and its ongoing impact on society. The Museum is dedicated to the preservation and celebration of computer history, and is home to the largest international collection of computing artifacts in the world, including computer hardware, software, documentation, ephemera, photographs and moving images.
The Museum’s speaker series features innovators, legends, opinion leaders, engineers, and scientists exploring the past, present, and future of technology. The lively stories and personal insights, coupled with sharp questioning from a knowledgeable audience, illuminate hidden niches. Treasured myths and misinformation often take a beating. Ego clashes, boardroom strife, and bet-the-company adventures get as much play as technical details. All of it is captured on digital video and presented in full on the Museum’s YouTube channel.
The Museum also hosts regular events honoring milestone machines, breakthroughs, companies, and anniversaries. Some are single events. Others are series of lectures and celebrations. Many are accompanied by commemorative publications written and edited by the curatorial staff.
Museum Hours: Wed, Thurs, Sat & Sun 10am- 5pm and Friday 10am-9pm