Re: Someone posted Pictures from VCF SE
- I keep forgetting to post up my pics I took. I have to reduce the size first. Hopefully I will get a chance to do that later this week
--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, Kyle Owen <kylevowen@...> wrote:
> It was impressive, indeed. There were about 300 adults Saturday, and maybe
> 400 Sunday. With all of the kids, I'd say the total number of people
> probably pushed into the 900s. Someone brought out an ASR-33 and let me put
> it by my table. The kids really loved that one. We gave them paper tape
> slips after they punched a few words and fed it back in the reader. There
> was also a soldering area to put together a basic ATtiny microcontroller
> circuit with a few LEDs that blink. That was probably the star attraction
> of the show for the kids; that and the gaming area.
> Many people enjoyed seeing my in-progress Altair 8800b. It was one of the
> few computers on my table that sparked a lot of conversation. I also
> brought some new N8VEM S-100 boards, which surprised many early enthusiasts
> that the bus still has a strong following.
> The 1961 tic-tac-toe computer was certainly the noisiest computer of the
> bunch. Every time they fired it up, it would draw a crowd as it
> "kerchunked" away. My SWTPC 6800 playing the same game, not so much. :)
> With the success of the first, I'd say we will be planning for VCFSE
> 1.0.7_rc8 (or 2.0) for next year.
> Glad you enjoyed the pictures!
> On Mon, Apr 29, 2013 at 12:18 PM, Christian Liendo <
> christian_liendo@...> wrote:
> > **
> > I must say, impressive.. Very impressive.
> > http://imgur.com/a/9zXkm
> > Kudos to the team that put it together. I wish I could have been there.