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VCF East 2020 Virtual Hybrid Show

I won’t bury the lead. I’m sorry to report that due to the uncertainty of current pandemic conditions and to promote safety of our attendees, VCF East 2020 will not be a live show this year. I know that this will be a great disappointment to many. I had hoped that after …

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VCF Museum reopening August 1, 2020

The Vintage Computer Federation Museum will reopen starting August 1, 2020 as per InfoAge’s plan to reopen. InfoAge has a plan for everyone wearing masks, providing hand sanitizer, social distancing and controlling the volume of visitors, etc. They are following all the state and local guidelines for safety in regards …

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T-shirts are available again!

We have reordered and are able to offer shirts in all sizes again! T-shirts cost $20 + actual shipping and are available in either Classic CRT Green or Classic CRT Amber. Men’s and Women’s sizes are available. Please see http://vcfed.org/wp/t-shirts/ for details and help support VCFed! …

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VCF West 2020 will be a virtual event.

Since it appears that we won’t be allowed to host “large gatherings” in the state of California for the foreseeable future, it is time to plan for keeping the spirit of VCF West alive without the physical gathering. To do that we want to host the same basic format.  Exhibits, …

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VCF Italia 2020 has gone virtual!

VCF Italia was cancelled due to the global pandemic, but they are doing an informal show. The plan is for the following to talk:VCCI board of directors and our VIP guests among whom there should be Lee Felsenstein, Allan Alcorn, Liza Loop and maybe even Sophie Wilson. Date: Friday, April 24 …

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T-shirts are available to order

VCF events might be cancelled or postponed, but don’t be socially distant from this t-shirt! We are trying out mail order for the first time. T-shirts cost $20 + shipping and are available in either Classic CRT Green or Classic CRT Amber. Please see http://vcfed.org/wp/t-shirts/ for details and help …

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VCF East 2020 Update – Postponed till October

What a difference 24 hours makes! Since last night’s announcement, we have now seen various state governments recommend cancelling all large gatherings in light of the “continued outbreak and to aggressively mitigate the spread of the virus.” in the words of the Governor of NJ. As such, VCF East 2020 …

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VCF West 2020

With due consideration for the current Corona virus situation, our hopes are that The Vintage Computer Festival West 2020 will take place, as usual, at the Computer History Museum in Mountain View, CA on August 1st and 2nd.   This year, …

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VCF PNW 2020 has been cancelled

The short story: VCF PNW 2020 has been cancelled The longer story: King County health officials are asking event organizers to consider postponing events where large groups of people will be present.  As a result, Living Computers:Museum+Labs has closed and will remain closed until further notice. I’d like to thank …