[rescue] Large Scale Systems Museum announcement
edueweke at gmail.com
Sun May 7 12:21:56 CDT 2017
Sorry I couldn't be there for this, it's gotten so much great buzz! You
should be proud of all your hard work! I'm in Michigan, Jenni graduated
from her Master's program at MSU. I'm just beginning mine so it's going to
be crazy for the next year.
Did you see this post on classiccmp?
Do you have any contacts in the bay area? I'd love to try and snag the
symbolics 3645 and I bet you'd love the HP mini!
I need to get over to see the new exhibition; perhaps I can display one of
On Apr 21, 2017 3:44 PM, "Dave McGuire" <mcguire at neurotica.com> wrote:
> Most of you have heard of the Large Scale Systems Museum, a public
> museum in the Pittsburgh area that is focused on minicomputers,
> mainframes, and supercomputers. LSSM has been closed for renovations
> and expansion for the past several months; we've added nearly a
> thousand square feet of new exhibit space and many new exhibits.
> On May 6th, there will be a large block party (actually, several
> blocks) here in town, called "New Kensington Better Block", with
> street vendors and other standard block party fare. LSSM will be
> participating in that event with our post-renovation reopening; we
> will be open to the public all day with docents on duty. Many of our
> systems will be running and demonstrated throughout the day.
> In even bigger news, LSSM is pleased to announce the opening of a
> brand new wing, the Large Scale Integration Museum, or LSIM. As the
> name suggests, the LSIM wing is dedicated to computer systems based on
> Large Scale Integration CPUs, from the earliest four-bit 4004
> processors through the desktop computer revolution of the 1970s and
> 1980s. Thanks to a partnership with Pennsylvania-based nonprofit
> organization Tristate Technology Museum Consortium, and a generous
> donation from the private collection of Corey Little and C/PMuseum,
> LSIM will add more than one hundred new exhibits in four thousand
> square feet of newly-renovated space located in the same building as
> the recently-expanded Large Scale Systems Museum.
> Everyone is welcome. LSSM is located at 924 4th Avenue, New
> Kensington, PA 15068. For more information, directions, or hotel
> recommendations, contact the LSSM via email at info at lssmuseum.org or
> on Facebook (search for "Large Scale Systems Museum"). You can also
> see some photos of our facilities on the Facebook page.
> Please feel free to forward this message to anyone whom you think
> might be interested.
> -Dave McGuire
> President/Curator, LSSM
> Dave McGuire, AK4HZ
> New Kensington, PA
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