Yearly Archives: 2014

Winter fun!

Ok, so it is getting a bit hard to deny that winter has arrived in New England.  But with winter chill has come a whole new round of fun events. Here is a run down of what’s been happening. On

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Beautiful Day!

Sunday turned out to be a beautiful day for the last Flea@MIT of this year, and a wonderful crowd turned out to enjoy some browsing and visiting before the winter months set in. Later on some Meetup members enjoyed some

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Great visits!

Last weekend turned out to be a busy, wonderful time full of fun visits with other fellow East Cost computer museum folk. First Mary Hopper ventured down to Providence to visit with Michael Umbricht and Dave Fischer at the Retro-Computing

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The New Computer Museum hosted Which way to the holodeck? on Friday, August 22 at the Microsoft NERD Center in Cambridge. Around twenty attendees got to have fun chatting with each other and playing with some geeky toys ranging from

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Busy August!

It is August, and things are starting to warm up at the New Computer Museum! We are definitely going to be increasing the storage area and maybe the formality of the archive. If you have something that you want to

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VCF SE 2.0

Wow, what a great time! I’ve just returned from Vintage Computing Festival Southeast 2.0 that was held Saturday, May 3 and Sunday, May 4, 2014 in Roswell, GA. It was sponsored by the Atlanta Historical Computing Society and Computer Museum

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VCF East 9.1

Digital Den and Vintage Mac Museum represented the NEW Computer Museum at the Vintage Computer Festival 9.1 in Wall, NJ the weekend of April 4-6, 2014. Here is a story about the event that appeared in a Philadelphia newspaper… Like

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Mark I

Mary Hopper attended an event to celebrate the newly renovated Mark I exhibit in Harvard’s Science Center on Thursday, April 3rd. Here is a news story about the event… Down to the details, a giant in computing history: Harvard Mark

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Digital Den hosted two “New Computer Museum Sampler” events on Friday, March 14 at the Microsoft NERD Center in Cambridge. Around 35 guests attended to see a sample of the New Computer Museum’s exhibits over the course of the day.

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Daniel Dern recently interviewed Mary Hopper for a potential story. Here is the raw text of Daniel’s questions and Mary’s responses. DD: How did you get into the history/learning about computers? MH: Essentially, I fell into it backwards. I’ve been

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