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Re: [midatlanticretro] Damn, bad timing!!

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  • Joe Giliberti
    ... That reallys sucks. But, Wall is much closer to me than Edison, so I know where I ll be.
    Message 1 of 3 , Nov 8, 2005
      Chris M wrote:

      >I have to admit Im interested in the subjects that
      >will be brought up, but Ill bet any technical
      >discussions will be on the level of layman to say the
      >least. Not that Im any whiz-bang though.
      >--- midatlanticretro@yahoogroups.com
      ><evan947@...> wrote:
      >
      >
      >>I just read this on the NJARC list:
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      >>This Saturday, November 12, from noon to 2:30 in the
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      >>
      >Sarnoff Corporation
      >
      >
      >>Auditorium, we will host "The Great Inventions in
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      >>
      >Central New Jersey" for
      >
      >
      >>the Princeton-Central Jersey section of the
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      >>
      >Institute of Electronic and
      >
      >
      >>Electrical Engineers (IEEE).
      >>
      >>Jack Stanley, Director of Edison Museum at Menlo
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      >>
      >Park will describe and
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      >
      >>demonstrate some of Thomas Edison's inventions
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      >>
      >created at his first, and
      >
      >
      >>most significant invention factory, including the
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      >>
      >phonograph.
      >
      >
      >>Alex Magoun , Director of David Sarnoff Library will
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      >>
      >give an illustrated
      >
      >
      >>lecture on "The RCA Origins of Everyday Things":
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      >>
      >color TV, video displays,
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      >
      >>video cameras, semiconductors, and computers. The
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      >>
      >David Sarnoff Library
      >
      >
      >>will also be open to tours showing many of the
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      >>
      >technologies seen and
      >
      >
      >>discussed on-screen.
      >>
      >>David Hochfelder, Thomas Alva Edison Papers, will
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      >>
      >lead a walk through the
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      >
      >>IEEE History Center's online museum and the
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      >wonderful store of documents
      >
      >
      >>online at the Edison Papers website.
      >>
      >>Thanks to the sponsoring local chapter of the IEEE,
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      >>
      >there will be
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      >
      >>refreshments, but you should RSVP to
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      >>
      >pcjs.event@... to ensure there is
      >
      >
      >>food for all. Please put "RSVP INVENTIONS" in the
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      >>
      >subject. ###
      >
      >
      >>---------------------------
      >>
      >>Why'd the have to pick this Saturday, it sounds like
      >>
      >>
      >a fun event! Oh well.
      >
      >
      >>I will forward any post-event summaries from that.
      >>
      >>
      >>-----------------------------------------
      >>Evan Koblentz's personal homepage:
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      >>
      >http://www.snarc.net
      >
      >
      >>Computer Collector Newsletter:
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      >>
      >http://news.computercollector.com
      >
      >
      That reallys sucks. But, Wall is much closer to me than Edison, so I
      know where I'll be.
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