Books... some for free!... sort of....
- Mike Nadeau (our member in New Hampshire!) send me three autographed
copies of his book "Collectible Microcomputers" to give away at our
TCF exhibit. So we'll have to think of some kind of contest or
whatever. It should be something very easy for us to execute.
Also, late last year, I self-published a booklet called the "Guide to
U.S. Computer Museums, 2005 Edition". It lists 21 museums and I've
been selling the booklet for $6 + s/h on my web site. But I ordered
too many copies. So now anyone in MARCH can have a copy for just the
$1 s/h cost (a big envelope and a stamp and my trip to the post office.)
One of the museums (Computer Museum of America, in San Diego) has
since announced that it's closing unless it they find more funding,
and another that was in-progress (Maine Computer Museum) is basically
giving up its efforts. On the other hand, I didn't learn of the
Austin (TX) Computerworks museum until after the booklet was
published, and of course there is the prospect of a MARCH museum now
as well. LOL, that's what I called it an '05 edition, so I can sell
an updated '06 edition.
Anyhow, free books for all MARCH members for one dollar s/h. Anyone
who is interested should just send me your snail mail address.
- For the contest - We can challenge visitors to "Omega Race" - a game on the
VIC-20 (or whatever) - Beat a MARCH member one-on-one and win a book.
In a message dated 3/16/2005 5:48:41 PM Eastern Standard Time,
> Mike Nadeau (our member in New Hampshire!) send me three autographed
> copies of his book "Collectible Microcomputers" to give away at our
> TCF exhibit. So we'll have to think of some kind of contest or
> whatever. It should be something very easy for us to execute.