Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen passed away Monday. He will be missed by all in the vintage computing community.
Allen and childhood friend Bill Gates started using computers in high school.
“Microsoft would never have happened without Paul,” Gates wrote today. “In December 1974, he and I were both living in
The next Federation event, VCF Pacific-Northwest II, is in March 2019. But there are lots of non-Federation events happening between now and then! Our good friends at Vintage Computer Festival Midwest are having their 13th show September 15-16 outside Chicago. The HP Handheld Conference is September 29-30 in San Jose.
It’s here! Vintage Computer Festival West XIII is this weekend (Aug. 4-5) at the Computer History Museum in Mountain View, California. The hours are Saturday 9am-6pm and Sunday 9am-5:30pm. You’ll find dozens of hands-on exhibits of historic hardware and software, an awesome lecture schedule, our famous consignment booth, and much
Vintage Computer Festival West XIII is near, and now you can get tickets online to save time at the show. Tickets are $20 for one day and $30 for both days. Computer History Museum members can pay half-price (at the door). Admission at the door is also half-price if you
To help us celebrate the 30th anniversary of KansasFest, Roger Wagner is returning with our keynote. Roger, besides being an accomplished Apple II programmer, author, and businessman, is a KansasFest alumnus. He delivered the keynote in 1995 (recording courtesy of Steve Disbrow, EGO Systems).
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