[vcf-midatlantic] Help! We need a VCF East keynote speaker
Martin A Flynn
maflynn at theflynn.org
Sun Feb 18 22:47:45 EST 2018
Alexis Rosen, Founder of PANIX in NYC?
On 2/18/2018 10:42 PM, Evan Koblentz via vcf-midatlantic wrote:
>>> For next year is there anyone that was at the founding of ARPANET?
> Well we had Steve Lukasik when back when we started in 2006ish. There's a
> BBN guy I asked a few times who always said no. Maybe I will try him again.
>>> Do you have a list of speakers from the past, so that we don't suggest
> someone who has already spoken?
> On Feb 18, 2018 10:39 PM, "Jeffrey Brace via vcf-midatlantic" <
> vcf-midatlantic at lists.vintagecomputerfederation.org> wrote:
>> The problem is that many of them are dead.
>> I was thinking about anyone related to the creation of the integrated
>> Or anyone that worked for Texas Instruments. We have had Apple, Commodore
>> guys. I don't recall any TI guys, anyone from TRS? Atari? The problem is
>> that the *big* names are far or too much of a celebrity for such a event as
>> For next year is there anyone that was at the founding of ARPANET?
>> How about Greg Whitten? He made GW-BASIC ;)
>> Do you have a list of speakers from the past, so that we don't suggest
>> someone who has already spoken?
>> On Sun, Feb 18, 2018 at 9:49 PM, Evan Koblentz via vcf-midatlantic <
>> vcf-midatlantic at lists.vintagecomputerfederation.org> wrote:
>>>>> How about John Dilks
>>> Funny timing. I'm seeing him this Wednesday.
>>> Sorry to shoot down most of the ideas presented so far. Really looking
>>> someone new and exciting.
>>> On Feb 18, 2018 9:43 PM, "Jeff Galinat" <jgalinat at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>> How about John Dilks? For those not familiar, John organized PC76 in
>>>> Atlantic City, which most people consider the 1st computer show in the
>>>> country along with the Philadelphia shows in the years following. I
>>>> he was a panelist at VCF-E a number of years ago but as a panel member
>>>> had a small amount of time to convey his experiences with other
>>>> organizing the shows. Last time I had contact with John about 3 or 4
>>>> ago, he was still in NJ.
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