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Erik
September 7th, 2004, 07:59 AM
Here's an update on the latest additions to VCF 7.0: (cross-posting from Sellam Ismail):



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Featuring 10 megz of k-rad computer history!

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| : Vintage Computer Festival 7.0 : |
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| Saturday, November 6th through Sunday, November 7th |
| at the Computer History Museum |
| Mountain View, California |
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| http://www.vintage.org |
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The 7th Annual Vintage Computer Festival comes at you this November 6th and 7th with the sights, sounds and smells of vintage computing!

Join us for another action packed extravaganza, featuring an exciting lecture series, a diverse and vibrant exhibition, and a marketplace brimming with vintage computers o' plenty!


[> Current Speaker Roster <]

Saturday, November 6

10:00AM => Fred Cohen: Using Vintage Computers in Computer Forensics 10:30AM => Jason Scott: Documenting the BBS 11:00AM => Christian Wirth: The Art of Textmode

Sunday, November 7

11:00AM => Nick Tredennick: Early Microprocessor Design
1:00PM => Andre' LaMothe: The XGameStation

* Many more speakers to be added soon; schedule subject to change

For more information on the speaker series, including abstracts and speaker bios, visit:

http://www.vintage.org/2004/main/speaker.php


[> Special Events <]

o Beta screening of Jason Scott's BBS Documentary

Jason Scott has been working on a series of seven films that
document the history of online bulletin board systems. This will
be the first public screening of these films, and the feedback
from the screening audience will help direct the final cuts. More
information can be found here:

http://www.vintage.org/2004/main/screening.php

o Retro-Code Video Game Programming Challenge

Can you write a videogame on a vintage computer platform in three
hours or less?

http://www.vintage.org/2004/main/retrocode.php


[> Vintage Computer Exhibition <]

Vintage Computer Collectors: we want you! Exhibit your favorite computer in the Vintage Computer Exhibition. Ribbons and prizes are awarded in six classes and eight special categories, including the coveted Best of Show and People's Choice awards.

For more information on participating as an exhibitor at VCF 7.0,
visit:

http://www.vintage.org/2004/main/exhibit.php


[> Vintage Computer Marketplace <]

Do you have some vintage computer items you'd like to sell? Whether you rent a booth or sell on consignment, the Vintage Computer Festival Marketplace is the premier venue for selling old computers and related items. For more information, please visit:

http://www.vintage.org/2004/main/vendor.php


[> Spread the Word! <]

Download and post this gorgeous VCF 7.0 flyer on every flat surface in your immediate and extended sphere of existence!

http://www.vintage.org/2004/main/vcf70flyer.pdf

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carlsson
September 8th, 2004, 04:10 AM
Woo, three hours of programming. I'm sure a lot of the demo party veterans could do something with it, but they'd probably prefer a machine code monitor as part of the tools. Hmm, maybe the Apple ][ and/or Atari 800 has a such utility built in or included in the DOS? Could be interesting to see any results posted after the VCF has been.

vic user
September 8th, 2004, 06:13 AM
The festival sounds really well organized!