retr0brite not so right?
legalize at xmission.com
Fri Jul 30 11:07:05 CDT 2010
I guess this conversation is drifting a little bit.
However, I think it is coming around to a point that we've discussed
before, namely whether or not machines should be put under glass and
simply viewed, or whether they should be available to the public to
For what I'm trying to do with my collection, I want to present the
hands-on experience as much as possible. This isn't always feasible
with particularly rare items like a SAGE console, for instance. In
the case of the SAGE my plan was to create a replica console that is
safe for a "hands on" experience. I ultimately have planned a
terminal room where people can try out the various terminals in my
collection, both printing and screen based.
The model in my head for what I want to do is more Exploratorium than
Does that make sense?
If I created such a "computer graphics exploratorium" would I be
shunned by the professional museum people because I let people
actually touch the artifacts?
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