[vcf-midatlantic] Hard drive art

Sentrytv sentrytv at yahoo.com
Tue Apr 16 14:49:44 EDT 2019


Have you never seen the 57 chevy trunk couch?

Or T bird, or Cadillac....
People have the right to do what they want with their stuff.

Just my opinion 

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> On Apr 16, 2019, at 2:04 PM, Dave McGuire via vcf-midatlantic <vcf-midatlantic at lists.vcfed.org> wrote:
> 
>> On 4/16/19 1:51 PM, Herb Johnson via vcf-midatlantic wrote:
>> This is becoming an argument. That's understandable, but that's not my
>> goal.
>> 
>> My point of throwing the "old guy" card, is to say some interest in
>> vintage computing is persistent, is beyond keeping one's computer
>> running, but in goals you refer to as "museum". Most museums put a
>> computer on a shelf, don't touch: the work I describe re-engages
>> people with now-working computers. Your work also engages others;
>> I don't question the value of art, or oblige it to be for purpose.
>> This is what engagement looks like.
> 
>  Herb, this has nothing to do with you being an "old guy".  Let's just
> face facts: Most of us try very hard every day to keep rare and valuable
> hardware out of the hands of people like the original poster, and I'm
> know for a fact that I'm not the only one who thought "this guy had
> better hope he doesn't run into me on the street".
> 
>  "Hey, there's a complete Model T Ford, I'm gonna grab it, tear our the
> seat and use it for a couch!"  Nobody in their right mind would every
> dream of doing that, yet people do stuff like this and actually feel
> justified.  Unbelievable.
> 
>             -Dave
> 
> -- 
> Dave McGuire, AK4HZ
> New Kensington, PA



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