[vcf-midatlantic] Topics for Bil Herd at VCF East 2021

Chris Fala chrisjpf33 at gmail.com
Fri Jul 2 05:51:43 UTC 2021


Yes, Adam, great idea!


On Jul 1, 2021, at 6:46 PM, Adam Michlin via vcf-midatlantic <vcf-midatlantic at lists.vcfed.org> wrote:

I'd love Vintage Microcomputer Architecture, personally.

On Thu, Jul 1, 2021 at 6:37 PM Jeffrey Brace <jeffrey at vcfed.org> wrote:
> 
> On Thu, Jul 1, 2021 at 4:02 PM Adam Michlin <adam.michlin at vcfed.org> wrote:
>> 
>> Two thoughts.
>> 
>> 1. Repeats are not bad. I've never had the chance to hear him speak on
>> anything and am happy to be quoted as saying "I'd love to hear him
>> read the phonebook".
> 
> 
> I'm sure we could dig up a vintage phone book from the 80's for him to read. ;)
> 
>> 
>> 
>> 2. Do we have a list of what he has done in the past? Both so we don't
>> make suggestions that have already been done and give us better
>> context as to what we might suggest.
> 
> 
> I was able to make a list by looking at the VCF East archives:
> 2007 - Bil Herd/Bob Russell/Chuck Peddle/Dave Haynie — 30th Birthday of Commodore Computers
> 2012 - Commodore History Part II
> 2014 - CRT and video repair
> 2015 - Vintage Microcomputer Architecture
> 2016 - Growing the 8-bit generation
> 2017 - Surface Mount Technology
> 2019 - Component Aging/Heat
> 2020 - Commodore show and Tell with Dave Haynie
> 
> I'm saving Commodore History Part II for next year.
> 
>> 
>> 
>> On Thu, Jul 1, 2021 at 3:48 PM Jeffrey Brace via vcf-midatlantic
>> <vcf-midatlantic at lists.vcfed.org> wrote:
>>> 
>>> Bil Herd has come to VCF East many times and is always a great speaker. He
>>> is out of ideas of what to talk about. So do any of you have any ideas to
>>> suggest for him to talk about?
>>> 
>>> Reply here or send me a message privately.
>>> 
>>> =========================================
>>> Jeff Brace
>>> Vice President & Board Member
>>> Vintage Computer Festival East Show-runner
>>> Vintage Computer Federation is a 501c3 charity
>>> http://www.vcfed.org/
>>> jeffrey at vcfed.org


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