[vcf-midatlantic] Announcing the AppleII Classroom *ALL THREE DAYS* at VCF East 2020

Dean Notarnicola dean.notarnicola at vcfed.org
Tue Feb 4 11:32:58 EST 2020


Thanks, Bill. I like the programmers motto: “Steal from the best!”

On Tue, Feb 4, 2020 at 10:26 AM Bill Degnan via vcf-midatlantic <
vcf-midatlantic at lists.vcfed.org> wrote:

> I exhibited in 2012 a 30th anniversary exhibit @ vcf8...  I had some good
> hardware but the exhibit itself was bland, I was trying to create a big
> blue room but it did not work the way I had wished.
>
> http://vintagecomputer.net/vcf8/Degnan_exhibit_Kottke-pic1.jpg
>
> http://vintagecomputer.net/vcf8/
>
> Bill
>
> On Tue, Feb 4, 2020 at 9:48 AM Adam Michlin via vcf-midatlantic <
> vcf-midatlantic at lists.vcfed.org> wrote:
>
> > For the record, I'll be switching to the IBM PC side for VCF East 2021
> > and working with Dean to create the IBM exhibit to end all exhbits (IBM
> > PC 40 years!!) so we can both laugh at the mere Apple IIs *and* C64s.
> >
> > Yeah, I know. I am a mercenary with no loyalties! I'm OK with that!
> >
> > On 2/4/2020 7:53 AM, Chris Fala via vcf-midatlantic wrote:
> > > That's right, Jeff! SID rules! I'll teach BASIC and anything else we
> need
> > > for the Commodore classes. Can't wait for 2021! I guess I'll suffer
> > through
> > > this year and tolerate the rotten Apples. (I am actually looking
> forward
> > to
> > > the classes this year!)
> > >
> > > Doug?
> > > Todd?
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > > On Tue, Feb 4, 2020 at 7:48 AM Jeff Salzman via vcf-midatlantic <
> > > vcf-midatlantic at lists.vcfed.org> wrote:
> > >
> > >> Mark me down as a teacher for the C64 classes in 2021. It'll give me a
> > >> break from having to work up a new idea for my annual exhibit for that
> > >> year.
> > >>
> > >> The nice thing about having 9-12 C64s in the same room is having all
> > that
> > >> wonderful multi-voice, wave-shaped SID music filling the air!
> > >>
> > >> Do you hear me BEEP-BOOP-BIP? ;)
> > >>
> > >> On Mon, Feb 3, 2020 at 10:04 PM Dean Notarnicola via vcf-midatlantic <
> > >> vcf-midatlantic at lists.vcfed.org> wrote:
> > >>
> > >>> Don't worry. Everyone knows that it's impossible to get that many
> C64s
> > >>> operational at once  :-)
> > >>>
> > >>> On Mon, Feb 3, 2020 at 9:36 PM Adam Michlin via vcf-midatlantic <
> > >>> vcf-midatlantic at lists.vcfed.org> wrote:
> > >>>
> > >>>> It is official! I can announce that we are going to have an Apple II
> > >>>> classroom lab (9-12 Apple IIes) running classes *all three days* at
> > VCF
> > >>>> East 2020. Emphasis because this is the first time we are having
> > >> classes
> > >>>> on the Saturday and Sunday. This is something I have been dreaming
> of
> > >>>> for years and working on with Tony Bogan since VCF East 2019.
> > >>>> <
> > >>>>
> > >>
> >
> http://vcfed.org/wp/festivals/vintage-computer-festival-east/vcf-east-apple-8bit-classroom/?fbclid=IwAR1V3SWCuyNQcvqr88FYbXJKD40uAnmNfOGNxWqlGqWeyDWMDsKNwi_JAkY
> > >>>> Teachers will be: Stephen Edwards, Mouse Kelly, Dean Notarnicola,
> > >> Javier
> > >>>> Rivera, Tony Bogan and a lowly high school teacher who likes to
> teach
> > >>>> students 6502 assembly which we wont name. ;)
> > >>>>
> > >>>> Retrobrite, Assembly, AppleBASIC, Joystick Repair, Modern Solutions
> > for
> > >>>> your II, the list goes on and on.
> > >>>>
> > >>>> Full class list at:
> > >>>>
> > >>>>
> > >>>>
> > >>
> >
> http://vcfed.org/wp/festivals/vintage-computer-festival-east/vcf-east-apple-8bit-classroom
> > >>>> <
> > >>>>
> > >>
> >
> http://vcfed.org/wp/festivals/vintage-computer-festival-east/vcf-east-apple-8bit-classroom/?fbclid=IwAR1V3SWCuyNQcvqr88FYbXJKD40uAnmNfOGNxWqlGqWeyDWMDsKNwi_JAkY
> > >>>> Every day will also have an open lunch lab from 12:00-1:00 with
> Apple
> > >> II
> > >>>> games old and new. Maybe even brand new games if Michael Packard
> > >>>> finishes his latest game in time.
> > >>>>
> > >>>> PS: The obvious question.. why Apple IIe? 1. It was my idea. 2. Tony
> > is
> > >>>> providing the IIes. More importantly, we expect to change platforms
> > >>>> every year and hereby formally challenge the Commodore crew to start
> > >>>> planning for the C64 classroom lab at VCF East 2021!
> > >>>>
> > >>>> PPS: Everyone should be proud of me for not making the obvious joke
> > >>>> about the odds of getting 9-12 C64s up and running in the same room
> at
> > >>>> the same time <duck and cover>
> > >>>>
> > >>>>
> >
> >
>


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