[vcf-midatlantic] Suggestions? East XII keynoters

Dave Wade dave.g4ugm at gmail.com
Mon Nov 7 04:45:41 EST 2016

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> bounces at lists.vintagecomputerfederation.org] On Behalf Of Ken via vcf-
> midatlantic
> Sent: 06 November 2016 23:33
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> Cc: Ken <kenzolist at lastever.org>
> Subject: Re: [vcf-midatlantic] Suggestions? East XII keynoters
> At 11/6/2016 06:11 PM, Mike Loewen via vcf-midatlantic wrote:
> >Sam [Harbison] was one of the ASCII overstrike art pioneers.  His name is
> several of the large prints, such as Buzz Aldrin on the moon, and Spock
> holding the Enterprise.  He was at Princeton in 1973.  See my ASCII Art
> for details:
> >
> >http://q7.neurotica.com/Oldtech/ASCII/
> Fantastic!  I'd merely appreciated and speculated on these printouts back
> the day, and had never gotten to read the history/tech before this.
> Not really "ASCII Artwork," though...as he mentions in the interview, it
> - Ken

If you get Sam I will have to come again. Always fascinated me. I remember
when they had a purge of such files on the 360/67 at Newcastle Uni a little
note, written on a Punch Card was pinned on the notice board, it think it

"Due to a lack of Reindeer this Christmas will not be directing an output
stream down Roger Broughton's Chimney, Signed S Claus"

Roger was I think Ops Manager at the time..


Dave Wade

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