[vcf-midatlantic] VCFe 2019 - Atari 40th

Dean Notarnicola dnotarnicola at gmail.com
Sun Jan 20 17:22:08 EST 2019


Thank Andy,  John and Neil. I have a tentative plan-o-gram of what will
comprise the exhibit. I'll will share off-list shortly.
Neil, are you planning to be at TCF again this year?

On Sun, Jan 20, 2019 at 5:15 PM Neil Cherry <ncherry at linuxha.com> wrote:

> 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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