23120Re: [midatlanticretro] Re: RIP Dennis Ritchie
- Oct 15, 2011
If it wasn't for the work done in this area through WWII, there would not have been a
--- On Sat, 10/15/11, Jeff Jonas <jeff_s_jonas@...> wrote:
From: Jeff Jonas <jeff_s_jonas@...>
Subject: [midatlanticretro] Re: RIP Dennis Ritchie
Date: Saturday, October 15, 2011, 5:33 AM
> > We might have the first machine on which Unix was developed
> Really? Tell me more!
my brain composed
"we might NOT have the ... but we have the ..."
but my fingers didn't catch up.
Buffer overflow :-(
> > but we have many of them (PDP11, 3B2)
> > and is there any other NJ museum better positioned
> > to honor the Bell Labs folks?
> Absolutely not. But let's face it:
> MARCH is a fantastic museum,
> but CHM is friggin' gigantic and rolling in dough.
I have a deep resentment with the way Californians
get publicity for anything
and take credit for any technology.
For example, CA celebrated the 50th anniv of the transistor
despite it being invented in NJ!
Where's the NJ publicity machine?
With all the effort we put into the displays
and the continuing effort to rotate exhibits,
I'd like to see more effective press releases
sharing our results.
They're free, or is there some insertion fee
for the PR newswire?
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