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The Tech Blog

We want to share what inspires us, and what goes on behind the scenes here at The Tech Museum of Innovation. Our bloggers cover a variety of topics, ranging from museum activities to science and technology news. 
Looking for something specific? Blog entries are organized by category and author—see list to the right. We invite you to share your thoughts.
  • by Tim Ritchie on February 6, 2014
    Rising tensions over tech workers' impact on neighborhoods leads Tim Ritchie to imagine a better way. Sri Lanka:  what a fitting place to read about the growing fervor against Silicon Valley's tech companies. I was there last week as a part of... Read More
  • by Tim Ritchie on December 23, 2013
    Change is underway at The Tech. Our lower level is being transformed into a 30,000 s.f. beehive of design-learning activity. The Social Robots experience, The Tech Studio, Hands-on Science Workshop, and Maker Weekends are all first steps in the... Read More
  • by Bridget Rigby on December 23, 2013
    There was so much innovation at The Tech a few weekends ago for Thanksgiving weekend. We brought back some of our favorite programs, but re-skinned Turkey-style!     Guests built flying machines, just like in Ready, Set, Fly!, our very popular Hands... Read More
  • by David Whitman on November 21, 2013
      All last week, The Tech’s international signature program was in full swing as people from every continent converged here in Silicon Valley for the Convergence, Summit, and 13th annual Gala of The Tech Awards: Technology Benefiting Humanity... Read More
  • by Barry Starr on November 1, 2013
    Dr. Roberta Hannibal helps visitors see their cells under a microscope.   Like the swallows returning to Capistrano, each November Stanford graduate students and postdoctoral fellows (postdocs) return to the second floor of The Tech.  They set up a... Read More