Austin Goodwill computer works

Pontus Pihlgren pontus at Update.UU.SE
Sat Jun 27 01:46:51 CDT 2015

I had a private conversation with Stephen(who started the 
nekochan thread) and he said that some things have gone back to 
donors and that they will keep some select items. The 8/s is one 
of the machines that they are keeping.

I get the imprwssion that it's a rather controlled an 
responsible shutdown.


On Fri, Jun 26, 2015 at 12:27:59PM -0700, Brendan Shanks wrote:
> Yep they started selling/giving away their collection few months ago:
> Brendan
> On Fri, Jun 26, 2015 at 11:58 AM, jwsmobile <jws at> wrote:
> >
> > Does anyone have access to the museum that was at Austin Goodwill? It
> > seems to be going out on ebay as we speak.  Also there is a bidder for the
> > good stuff that has vacuumed up 90% of the stuff, so I'm smelling some sort
> > of thing going one.
> >
> > They have a PDP8/S and they just sold off a significant artifact related
> > to that, which is what has me wondering.  I'm going to call and see if
> > anyone has a story that way, but wondered if anyone here has any info too.
> >
> > There are a lot of nice things going out which could have explanations as
> > being recent donations, but not the 8/s artifact. It seems to be custom
> > related to the 8/s.
> >
> > thanks
> > Jim
> >
> >

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