Re: [midatlanticretro] Maker Faire - Sept. 29-30
- On Fri, 17 Aug 2012, Evan Koblentz wrote:
> This year, MARCH will exhibit at Maker Faire on its own, as we did twoIf you're seriously considering the keypunch, you should be
> years ago.
> I proposed that our exhibit theme be "Vintage Data" in which we
> demonstrate a variety of obsolete methods of data storage and data
> communications. So on the storage side, we could demo examples of
> computers running 5.25" and 8" floppy drives, hopefully something running
> off a a large disk pack and/or large tape drive, loading data off cassette
> and paper tape, and maybe our semi-working IBM 029 keypunch. On the
> communications side, we could demo a BBS, hopefully with a working dial-in
periodically using it, to make sure it's still in working condition. Have
you demoed it to any museum visitors?
Mike Loewen mloewen@...
Old Technology http://sturgeon.css.psu.edu/~mloewen/Oldtech/