[vcf-midatlantic] VCF East 2019 keynote suggestions?

Jeffrey Brace jeffrey at vcfed.org
Sun Jan 6 22:20:21 EST 2019

Charles H. Moore, the inventor of FORTH.
We have done the inventor of C, of BASIC, why not FORTH?


On Fri, Jan 4, 2019 at 9:20 PM Evan via vcf-midatlantic <
vcf-midatlantic at lists.vcfed.org> wrote:

> Here's my annual request for suggestions of people who could keynote at
> VCF East.
> - The person must have general appeal to our audience. It can't be
> someone who did something very narrow.
> - Nobody should reach out to speakers on VCF's behalf: just looking for
> suggestions right now; official communication must come from VCF officers.
> - We're looking for people who personally did awesome things -- not
> someone who worked in sales/marketing, and not someone who is a
> modern-day author/historian (like me!) about what other people did.
> (Exceptions can be made, but generally we're looking for the
> first-person angle.)
> - They don't have to be a celebrity, but they must have a resume that is
> keynote-worthy.
> - We want new people: we've done the usual suspects too much.
> - Obviously we prefer people who live within a couple of hundred miles
> of InfoAge.
> - It would be great to have women or people of color!

Jeff Brace
Vice President
Vintage Computer Federation

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