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Re: [midatlanticretro] Another VCF - and another take on personal computing -

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  • B Degnan
    ... I wish I could make it this year. Bummer.
    Message 1 of 2 , Oct 9, 2007
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      > There are several sessions that will be presented at VCF X next month
      > that bear on this discussion -
      >
      > Tim McNerny will be reviewing his research done for the 35th
      > anniversary of the Intel 4004 -
      >
      > http://www.vintage.org/2007/main/session.php#45
      >
      > Zbigniew Stachniak will be talking about the microcomputer that
      > wasn't a microcomputer (Intel's SIM8)
      >
      > http://www.vintage.org/2007/main/session.php#46
      >
      > And members of the LINC team will be talking about developing and
      > restoring the machine that has "been identified by the IEEE Computer
      > Society as the first personal computer." The LINC was first
      > demonstrated in March, 1962.
      >
      > http://www.vintage.org/2007/main/session.php#54
      >
      > And maybe someday I'll put together something coherent about the
      > Datapoint 2200, an all-in-one (monitor, keyboard, processor and
      > magnetic storage) machine used for standalone desktop programming in
      > 1971-72. Not a micro but the literal discrete logic model for the
      > Intel 8008.
      >
      > Jack
      >

      I wish I could make it this year. Bummer.
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