Vintage Computer Festival East is May 3-4-5 at the InfoAge Science & History Center in Wall, New Jersey. This year’s show features keynotes by Unix co-inventor Ken Thompson (who’ll be interviewed on stage by Brian Kernighan), Atari/Amiga engineer Joe Decuir, and Usenet developer / computer security expert Steve Bellovin. We
We had a great time last weekend! Congratulations to our award winners!
Max Tonnage Award, Josh Dersch, 40 Years of the Three Rivers PERQ Workstation Youngest Exhibitor, George Amores, Commodore 64 vs. Commodore Plus 4 Most Interactive, Joerg Hoppe, BlinkenBone, Program a PDP-11/70 over reanimated front panel Best Display, John …
VCF PNW 2019 is this weekend in Seattle!
Come check out the 30 exhibits, enjoy six presentations, and go hunting for treasure in the consignment area. And of course come for the people – they are what make a VCF event so fun!
Details can be found at http://vcfed.org/vcf-pnw.
A note from our friends at the Atlanta Historical Computing Society about Vintage Computer Festival Southeast 7.0: exhibit registration is open! The show will be Saturday, April 27, 2019, 10AM-7PM, and Sunday, April 28, 2019, 12PM-5PM.
This year’s focus is on the 50th anniversary of Unix and 40th anniversary of
Ken Thompson, who invented the UNIX operating system with Dennis Ritchie at Bell Labs in the 1960s and 1970s, will be a star at Vintage Computer Festival East this year! It’s the 50th anniversary of when their work began. Thompson also the programming language B, which preceded Ritchie’s world-changing language C.
Happy holidays from Vintage Computer Federation!
If you’re looking for an end-of-year charity contribution, Vintage Computer Federation is an excellent choice. We’re a 501(c)(3) devoted to preserving computer history, enabling hobbyists, and informing the public. Please click here for more information.
-Evan Koblentz, executive director, VCF