[vcf-midatlantic] VCFe 2019 - Atari 40th

Neil Cherry ncherry at linuxha.com
Sun Jan 20 16:57:48 EST 2019


On 1/20/19 5:00 PM, Dean Notarnicola via vcf-midatlantic wrote:
> Andy,
> I'd love to have it as part of my exhibit, if you'd like.
> 
> 
> 
> On Sun, Jan 20, 2019 at 3:00 PM Evan Koblentz via vcf-midatlantic <
> vcf-midatlantic at lists.vcfed.org> wrote:
> 
>>>> I will bring my Atari 10888xel to the show for fun
>>
>> I don't expect there to be enough space. The Unix exhibit will be big, but
>> we have a finite amount of space to share with all exhibitors at the show.
>> It would not be fair if someone else has a tight space while another
>> exhibitor has something unrelated to their own exhibit just for fun.
>>
>> On Sun, Jan 20, 2019, 9:16 AM andy diller via vcf-midatlantic <
>> vcf-midatlantic at lists.vcfed.org wrote:
>>
>>> We are also missing that 2019 is the 40th anniversary of the Atari 8bits.
>>>
>>>
>>> - the Atari 400 and 800 were announced 40 years ago on Dec. 14th, 1978
>>> - first presented at the Winter CES in January 1979 as the 400 and 800
>>> - The computers shipped in November 1979
>>>
>>> One of the earliest media coverages, at CES:
>>> https://archive.org/details/creativecomputing-1979-04/page/n19 <
>>> https://archive.org/details/creativecomputing-1979-04/page/n19>
>>>
>>>
>>> I will bring my Atari 10888xel to the show for fun, but I'll be focusing
>>> on the Unix exhibition, and I'm sure there are some people working on
>> some
>>> great Atari exhibits for the show- I just had seen it mentioned on the
>>> list, and we should perhaps note this in promotional materials, or
>> perhaps
>>> try to attract some Atari-related guest keynote speaker.

Dean if you need anything or help with the Atari's let me know.

I'de loave to do an exhibit but my job has made a mess of any schedule.
And what little I have is split with cycling, CDL and my family. Not in
that order.

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