[svfig-announce] *** June 24th at Computer History Museum***
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Wed Jun 21 19:09:44 BST 2006
THE MEETING IS _NOT_(!!!) AT COGSWELL this month...
WE WILL BE AT THE COMPUTER HISTORY MUSEUM
Please join us!
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SVFIG Meeting Agenda for Saturday, June 24, 2006
At The Computer History Museum
1401 N. Shoreline Blvd. , Mountain VIew, CA
9:45 AM --- Coffee, doughnuts, bagels on the veranda
Please note that we must consume our food outside the building.
10:00 AM --- RESTORING THE IBM 1401
11:15 AM --- WELCOME TO THE CHM --- Jim Somers, CHM Volunteer Coordinator
The CHM needs your donations of artifacts, wisdom, and cash. You can
help out as a docent, with restoration, or as a geeter.
11:30 AM --- IBM 350 RAMAC (vintage 1958) IN BRIEF --- Ed Thelen
A short overview of the first random access magnetic disk and the CHM
plan to restore and operate it.
NOON --- Lunch
Togo's across the street or eat outside the Museum.
1:00 PM --- TOURS
Not to mention Visible Storage, where all your old friends live
Wireless Internet access is NOT anticipated at the CHM, but who knows
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NEXT MONTH: JULY BARBEQUE & PRESENTATIONS ON 'QUEUING THEORY
Please suggest a speaker or present at a SVFIG meeting. Email me,
Kevin Appert, forther at com-you-know-the-rest.com (see the return address)
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OR ASK HIM TO CONTACT ME,
It is with great sadness that we announce that Trace Carter (Skip's
wife) died suddenly June 6th, 2006 of a brain hemorrhage resulting
from the rupture of an unknown - to them - vascular anomaly.
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